Chicago police were investigating after a baseball player at a Catholic high school on the Far South Side allegedly was sexually assaulted by several teammates last month, and 12 students have been suspended in connection with the incident.
The fallout stems from a benches-clearing brawl Thursday night between the White Sox and Royals.
Chicago Public Schools officials have decided to move away from zero-tolerance approaches to student discipline.
With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.
Wells High School students held a peer review panel for visitors to watch as the Chicago school system signals a change in disciplinary policy.
A dozen students from a northwest Indiana high school have been suspended for three days, after sending partially nude pictures to each other.
An investigation finds a disproportionate number of black and Hispanic high school students are turned over to police for infractions that result in other students being less severely disciplined.