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zero tolerance

absolutely no toleration of even the smallest infraction of a rule. Because of the zero tolerance rule, the kindergartner was expelled from school because his mother accidentally left a table knife in his lunch box.
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Heitzeg, Education or Incarceration: Zero Tolerance Policies and the School to Prison Pipeline, The Forum on Pub.
Launched in 2008 by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation, the Zero Tolerance Violence Free Community (ZTVFC) Campaign is receiving a good support from various communities wanting to join hands with the government in eliminating violence against women and children.
Our second objective is to provide comprehensive evidence of zero tolerance laws' effects on traffic fatalities, applying a variety of panel techniques to data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
A close relationship of chief of staff and nurse executive goes a long way to help, with each one backing the other, and zero tolerance for this behavior.
ERIC Descriptors: Program Effectiveness; Politics of Education; Zero Tolerance Policy; Student Behavior; Behavior Problems; Discipline; Punishment; School Policy; Expulsion; Minority Group Students; Disproportionate Representation; Suspension; School Safety; Violence; Weapons
Zero Tolerance will probably start favourite on soft ground - he could even lead the market on good to soft - though the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Decameron will have to drift for that to happen.
Following its introduction in New York, zero tolerance policing was taken up in other countries, including the UK and the Netherlands.
While there are currently seven options open to a PC while out on the beat, including arrest, fine and warning, the only course of action under zero tolerance is arrest, he said.
Editor's note: All states meet federal zero tolerance requirements for drivers under the age of 21.
The examples of zero tolerance enforcement cited in the study include expulsions for possessing Tylenol, for having a knife in a lunchbox (placed there by Mom to cut a lunchtime apple), for talking on a cell phone (to Morn, a soldier on duty in Iraq), and for watching other kids fight (which got 15 kids expelled in a single incident).
There should be zero tolerance for racism in this country.
The Government has backed a union campaign urging companies to take a zero tolerance approach to bullying at work.