Student suspension, as defined by the Florida Department of Education, is the removal of “disobedient, disrespectful, violent, abusive, uncontrollable, or disruptive students from the classroom and the school bus and, when appropriate and available, place such students in an alternative educational setting. In the data provided, the type of suspension wasn’t specified. These numbers could include in-school, out-of school (up to ten days), and/or bus suspensions. Length of suspension is determined at the discretion of the principal. Students are expected to make up work at home or during in-school detention.