Monday, February 11, 2013

Imaginary weapon gets 7-year-old a real school suspension

Martha Neil reported at ABA Journal.
"A written list of 'absolute' rules for Mary Blair Elementary School in Loveland [Colorado] ... prohibits 'play fighting' and 'play' weapons.

"The list does not expressly prohibit imaginary weapons, and Superintendent Stan Scheer of the Thompson School District said district policy doesn't either. However, he also said individual schools have the power to supplement the general student code of conduct... ."