Results for - Zero-Tolerance

1,764 voters participated in this survey
In recent years there have been many news stories about young students being disciplined due to playing with pretend guns. Children have been disciplined for such things as biting a breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun, pointing a pencil like a gun, and building a Lego gun. Have you heard any of these news stories?

1. In recent years there have been many news stories about young students being disciplined due to playing with pretend guns. Children have been disciplined for such things as biting a breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun, pointing a pencil like a gun, and building a Lego gun. Have you heard any of these news stories?

Yes
41%
721 votes
No
59%
1,043 votes

2. A zero-tolerance policy in schools is a policy of punishing any infraction of a rule, regardless of accidental mistakes, ignorance, or extenuating circumstances. Do you feel zero-tolerance policies in schools are necessary?

Yes
31%
553 votes
No
31%
555 votes
Undecided
25%
447 votes
Not Applicable
12%
209 votes

3. The state of Nevada is considering a bill which prohibits teachers and other school authorities from punishing students who play with toy guns. Florida and Texas already have such legislation. Maryland is considering similar legislation. Do you agree with this legislation?

Yes
34%
593 votes
No
22%
384 votes
Undecided
31%
549 votes
Not Applicable
13%
238 votes

4. As a child did you and/or children your age ever play imaginary gun games at school such as cops and robbers?

Yes
53%
935 votes
No
26%
465 votes
Undecided
8%
144 votes
Not Applicable
12%
220 votes

5. If you and/or children your age ever played imaginary gun games at school, was this considered to be acceptable play?

Yes
49%
857 votes
No
12%
208 votes
Undecided
10%
185 votes
Not Applicable
29%
514 votes
03/30/2015 Education 1764 33 By: Bboopy13
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