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7th grader suspended after touching Aderall pill

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A seventh grader who touched a prescription drug pill while at school has been suspended for a week because of her school's interpretation of their zero-tolerance drug policy.

According to officials at River Valley Middle School in Jeffersonville, Indiana, student Rachel Greer violated their drug policy simply by holding Adderall, an ADHD drug, that a fellow student offered to her and placed in her hand. Despite declining the pill and returning it to her classmate, Greer was in "posession" of a drug and broke the rules, according to a school official.

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Created by berserker13 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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I am preaching to the Choir at this web site, but

billott1 4 years 37 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago

But, as long as there is government funded education, there will be people who want to use the money, power and bureaucracy to wield power over others. This is especially true for adults wielding power over children. There is no sense of proportion here because the school bureaucrats have no incentive to use their own judgement. They just need to follow the policy to the letter and who cares what the results are.

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