of Zero Tolerance. Zero Tolerance Policy: Pros.
Zero Tolerance began as a law stating that students would be expelled for possession of a gun on school property. This law also includes ways that school officials deal with bullying, drugs, alcohol, and any act of violence, whether it is physical, verbal, or attitudinal.
Ronald Reagan’s War on Drugs Initiative
Drug-Free Schools Act
Became Law in 1989
Student understands immediate consequences
Intolerance from school staff for deviant behavior