Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Today's Public School Idiocy

This zero-tolerance horror story comes from Desoto, Texas. An eleven year old and two of her classmates were ordered transferred to an alternative school for 30 days for violating the school's weapons policy. The girl's crime: she folded a piece of paper into the shape of a gun. Here's the "weapon" in question:

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To their credit, the Desoto Independent School District reviewed the charges, and revoked the punishment.
(Thanks to ZeroIntelligence.net for the heads-up.)