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Killeen Student Suspended For (Possibly) Saving A Life

In this edition of Stupid Schools, we have a student — right here in my city — who rendered medical assistance to a fellow student and was suspended for two days. According to this story from regional TV channel KCEN, 15-year-old Anthony Ruelas, an eighth-grader at a Killeen alternative school, carried a fellow student —[…]

10-Day Suspension For Water Pistol

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Published on: 2014.04.17

Smithson Valley High School, Texas Where I attended in the late 1980s, Not related to the school in the story (Copyright © 2007 by Wil C. Fry.) 10th-grader suspended for having yellow squirt gun (Associated Press, April 17, 2014) 10th-grader suspended for having yellow squirt gun (Washington Post, April 17, 2014)   “A 10th-grader in[…]

Student Suspended For Twirling Pencil?

Empty classroom (unrelated school in Oklahoma) (Copyright © 2007 by Wil C. Fry.) N.J. 7th-grader suspended, drug tested for twirling pencil: reports (Washington Times, April 7, 2014) New Jersey school suspends boy for allegedly making ‘gun motions’ with pencil (Fox News, April 7, 2014) 7th grader’s pencil twirling leads to suspension and psychological evaluation when[…]

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