By Lanz Christian Bañes
The Vallejo City Unified School District sharply lowered the number of students it suspended or expelled last year, the state department of education announced Wednesday.
The district’s suspensions fell by 25 percent and its expulsions by 21.4 percent during the 2012-2013 school year when compared to the prior year.
That’s 64 expulsions and 13,363 suspensions last year, according to the state data.
This surpassed California’s overall figures, which showed expulsions decreasing by 12.3 percent and suspensions by 14.1 percent.