It’s a fundamental principle of American life: People accused of wrongdoing have a chance to defend themselves. They’re innocent until proven guilty.
That is, unless they’re a child attending a public school.
An NBC News investigation into student discipline policies found that children’s ability to fend off deeply damaging punishments depends on where they live or where their parents send them to school…
Full story: School suspensions can destroy lives. Not all students are able to object.