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23 June 2006

Honolulu Advertiser (Hawaii)

A total of 2,554 students were expelled for bringing a firearm to school in the 2001-2002 school year. The Gun-Free Schools Act requires that each state or outlying area receiving federal funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act have a law that requires all local educational agencies to expel for at least one year any student found bringing a firearm to school. Here's how those expulsions break down: Grade level: Fifty-seven percent of the expulsions were... (

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