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Table 3.  Percentage of public schools reporting that transfer to a specialized school or transfer to another regular school were allowable disciplinary action: School year 200910
School characteristic     Transfer to a specialized school1   Transfer to another regular school
All public schools      59.8   34.6  
1 Specialized school was defined for respondents as "a school that is specifically for students who were referred for disciplinary reasons, although the
school may also have students who were referred for other reasons. The school may be at the same location as your school."
NOTE: Responses were provided by the principal or the person most knowledgeable about crime and safety issues at the school.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009–10 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), 2010.

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