Backlash Forms Against ‘Zero Tolerance’

Fifth-graders in California who adorned their mortarboards with tiny toy plastic soldiers this week to support troops in Iraq were forced to cut off their miniature weapons. A Utah boy was suspended for giving his cousin a cold pill prescribed to both students. In Rhode Island, a kindergartner was suspended for bringing a plastic knife to school so he could cut cookies.

What are we teaching our children? No wonder everybody is angry these days. Nothing makes any sense.

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~ by thedark2 on June 15, 2007.

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