COLUMBUS - State Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) will join lawmakers and education leaders on Tuesday to announce reforms aimed at addressing cycles of poverty by helping keep students with disciplinary concerns on the path to diploma attainment. 

Students who have been expelled or suspended from school are up to 10 times more likely to drop out of high school, experience academic failure and grade retention, and face incarceration than those who are not, according to a 2014 report by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health & Human Services.

Who:     State Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering)
              State Senator Gayle Manning (R-North Ridgeville)
              Superintendent Laura Mitchell, Cincinnati Public Schools
         
When:    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12 p.m. (Noon)

Where:   Senate Harding Press Briefing Room

Please direct press inquiries to Clark Siddle by phone at (614) 466-9009 or by e-mail at Clark.Siddle@OhioSenate.gov
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