In another example of the mindless crack down on kids in schools, officials suspended a boy for drawing a gun. That’s right, drawing a gun. This is another example of a national debate over boys and guns. For prior column, click here
The Arizona school officials have shown the same mindless application of this policy that we have seen in other states. We have seen other bizarre punishments in the zero tolerance policy on drugs (even aspirin). What is lacking is any level of discretion and analytical thought. It undermines a legal system to have educators applying rules in such blind, Stalinistic ways.
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