Out-of-school suspensions on the way out

Published 04/22 2013 10:42PM

Updated 04/23 2013 09:29AM

CHAMPAIGN -- A new program will keep suspended students from missing school. The school board approved removing out-of-school suspensions.

Instead, those students will participate in "TALP," or Temporary Alternative Learning Placement. They'll go to school and get emotional and social support to address their behaviors.

Tutors will also keep them from falling behind on school work. The program starts next fall.

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