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Florida Teen Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad

http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com

At 7 a.m. on Monday, the 16 year-old mixed some common household chemicals in a small 8 oz water bottle on the grounds of Bartow High School in Bartow, Florida. The reaction caused a small explosion that caused the top to pop up and produced some smoke. No one was hurt and no damage was caused. After the explosion Wilmot was taken into custody by a school resources officer and charged with possession/discharge of a weapon on school grounds and discharging a destructive device. She will be tried as an adult. She was then taken to a juvenile assessment center.

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MD state senator proposes "Toaster Pastry Gun Freedom Act"

http://dailycaller.com

A Maryland state senator has crafted a bill to curb the zeal of public school officials who are tempted to suspend students as young as kindergarten for having things — or talking about things, or eating things — that represent guns, but aren’t actually anything like real guns. The bill also includes a section mandating counseling for school officials who fail to distinguish between guns and things that resemble guns. School officials who fail to make such a distinction more than once would face discipline themselves.

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Cupcakes topped with army men figures confiscated at school

http://wtvr.com

Last week, Casey Fountain’s third grade son had a birthday party at school. His wife whipped up 30 cupcakes for the boy’s classmates. She topped the treats with plastic army guys. “And shortly after my wife delivered the cupcakes to the school she got a phone call from his teacher that said that the army men had to be removed, because they had guns.” Fountain says the principal called him personally and told him that dressing the cupcakes with soldiers was insensitive considering recent gun related tragedies, referring to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut.

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Middle Schooler Forced to Take Drug Test to Join Scrapbooking Club

http://reason.com

A 12 year old girl wanted to join the "scrapbooking club" at her middle school in Milford, Pennsylvania. One day she took home a permission slip. It said that to participate in the club or any school sport, she would have to consent to drug testing. “They were asking a 12-year-old to pee in a cup,” Kathy Kiederer said. “I have a problem with that. They’re violating her right to privacy over scrapbooking?"

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Remember the Pizza Gun Incident? This is the cheese bus incident.

http://technicallythatsillegal.com

My son recently ate his cheese into the shape of a bus. He proceeded to threaten me with it. Should I call the police? Zero tolerance satire here.

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Bag of oregano leads to multiple suspensions

http://www.upi.com

A Virginia father said he was outraged his son was suspended for possessing a plastic bag of oregano at his middle school.

The bag of oregano, which resembled marijuana, was labeled an "imitation controlled substance" by the school and four students were suspended.

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Xmas Club Punished @ Govt School for passing Candy Cane

http://princewilliamcounty.wusa9.com

Skylar Torbett, also a junior, said administrators told him, "The candy canes could be used as weapons by sucking on them and making them have sharp points."

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Zero Tolerance at It's Finest

http://www.myfoxdfw.com

TROPHY CLUB, Texas - Administrators at Byron Nelson High School in Trophy Club suspended a 16-year-old boy on Tuesday because his eyes were bloodshot and they thought he might have been smoking marijuana.

The teen said he was not high. Instead his eyes were red because he had been grieving the loss of his murdered father.

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The 5 Most Popular Safety Laws (That Don't Work)

http://www.cracked.com

Really, is it ever possible to be too safe? Especially when it's our children at stake?

Actually, yes. Especially when the rule or law intended to make us safe is so poorly thought-out that it either does nothing but suck up public money, or creates a ripple effect of unintended side effects.

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Student Suspended for Making Terroristic Threat using Finger Gun

http://dougstephan.com

A 13-year-old girl was suspended from school after she was accused of threatening her teacher. Her family says it's a misunderstanding under a zero tolerance policy.
Bleyl Middle School student Taylor Trostle and her parents say it's a classroom game that got her kicked out of school, and now has her labeled as a "terrorist."

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