Saturday, April 16, 2011

Kindergartener gets suspended for crying

 Stupid- Virginia Beach, Virginia - A six-year-old boy in Virginia has been suspended from school for crying. Gary and Heather Clark were notified by officials at Tallwood Elementary School in Virginia Beach that their son Bronson had been suspended from school for allegedly crying in class and disrupting the educational process. The zero-tolerance policies adopted by many schools have seen kids “tossed out for the craziest things,” Mr. Whitehead, the president of the Rutherford Institute said in a telephone interview. He cited: A case where a Grade 4 student who gargled Scope mouthwash after lunch was suspended because it violated the school’s drugs and alcohol policy; a high-school student suspended because the nail clippers he had at school were considered a weapon; even one instance of a youngster bringing a drawing of an uncle, who was then serving in Iraq, carrying his gun, which the school said violated its weapons policy. More

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