By Maggie Macintosh Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The St. James-Assiniboia School Division’s biannual reports on student suspensions will now include specific details on disciplinary actions taken against children in foster care throughout the academic year. Following years of discussion on the subject, SJASD trustees approved a motion to require administrators to regularly report on the number of youth involved in Child and Family Services who are suspended from school. All trustees in attendance at a public board meeting this week, except for Bruce Chegus, who cited procedural concerns, voted in favour of the request. “I believe that we, as an institution of the state, have an extra responsibility to kids in care, above and beyond other children because oftentimes, when they are in care, they may be lacking some sort
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