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A student heads to class at UP Academy Holland. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
A student heads to class at UP Academy Holland. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
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Researchers say getting suspended from school — even once — hurts a student's chance of success for years afterward.

One of the most surprising stories we covered this year focused on suspensions in kindergarten.

To look back at these stories, Louise Kennedy, editor of our Edify team, and Peter Balonon-Rosen, who reported on kindergarten suspensions for WBUR earlier this year and is now a reporter for Indiana Public Broadcasting, joined Morning Edition.

This segment aired on December 28, 2016.

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