Mobile County school system lawsuit http://apr.org en Mobile Schools Settle Lawsuit Over Suspensions http://apr.org/post/mobile-schools-settle-lawsuit-over-suspensions <p>The Mobile County school system has agreed not to suspend students for minor infractions such as not tucking a shirt in or being late to class.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The agreement was part of a settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center challenging the Mobile system's past practice of sometimes giving students lengthy suspensions for minor infractions.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The settlement requires approval of the superintendent for a proposed suspension of longer than 20 school days.<br> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 13:27:20 +0000 The Associated Press 33515 at http://apr.org Mobile Schools Settle Lawsuit Over Suspensions