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School Students Have The Same Rights As Adults


Last updated 6/23/2021 at 5:40pm

School Board member Marty Griffin informed the other members of the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday evening that students have the same rights as adults when it comes to facing possible criminal charges.

Griffin recently attended the North Carolina School Board Association (NCSBA) conference and one of the topics was student discipline.

He said one case that was discussed involved a male student selling drugs on a school bus. The bus driver confiscated the drugs. The student did not attend school for the next two days and when he returned, the principal and the School Resour...

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