Students face consequences for school protests

Students across the state are facing serious consequences following yesterday's school budget protests.

Thousands of students took to the streets, disrupting classrooms in many school districts.

As many as 45 students in Cresskill were suspended after they walked out of classes.

Police officers in Newark arrested three during the massive protest staged near city hall. Two were charged with assault and robbery, and one was arrested for theft.

At Trenton Central High School, the principal says students who left school for the entire day would be face either detention or suspension.

Fans of News 12 New Jersey on Facebook were split about the disciplinary actions.

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