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CPS expels more students

One reason for the jump: the Reform Board’s zero tolerance policy. It requires principals to report student misconduct to central office and schools to install metal detectors. Both measures aim to crack down on weapons in city schools. Yet, five Chicago public school teens told The Reporter they smuggled razor blades, box cutters and other weapons into school—for self-protection, they say.