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Table 5

Number and percent of expulsions for GFSA violations shortened on a case-by-case basis, 1998-99

State Total expulsions Total number shortened Overall percent shortened

Alabama

174 3 2%

Alaska

24 5 21%

Arizona

101 19 19%

Arkansas

66 11 17%

California

290 40 14%

Connecticut

11 2 18%

Delaware

9 0 0%

District of Columbia

13 7 54%

Florida

94 3 3%

Georgia

208 62 30%

Hawaii

5 2 40%

Idaho

31 15 48%

Illinois

77 7 9%

Indiana

103 52 50%

Iowa

17 8 47%

Kansas

52 15 29%

Kentucky

37 9 24%

Louisiana

21 0 0%

Maine

6 2 33%

Maryland

31 24 77%

Massachusetts

43 26 60%

Michigan

106 1 1%

Minnesota

24 9 38%

Mississippi

24 1 4%

Missouri

171 21 12%

Montana

15 0 0%

Nebraska

15 10 67%

Nevada

52 3 6%

New Hampshire

11 7 64%

New Jersey

51 8 16%

New Mexico

47 7 15%

New York

206 65 32%

North Carolina

141 66 47%

North Dakota

3 3 100%

Ohio

77 35 45%

Oklahoma

16 2 13%

Oregon

48 21 44%

Pennsylvania

145 109 75%

Rhode Island

4 4 100%

South Carolina

52 8 15%

South Dakota

9 5 56%

Texas

294 102 35%

Vermont

3 2 67%

Washington

115 35 30%

West Virginia

20 1 5%

Wisconsin

71 17 24%

Wyoming

11 1 9%

American Samoa

0 0 0%

Guam

5 0 0%

Northern Marianas

0 0 0%

Virgin Islands

0 0 0%
       

Total

3,149 855 27%

Number of states reporting:

51  

 

Data Notes:

The GFSA has provisions in place that allow local officials to refer expelled students to an alternative school or program.

Four states - Colorado, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia - did not provide information on the number of GFSA violations shortened on a case-by-case basis.

Puerto Rico did not submit 1998-99 GFSA data.


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