May 20, 2004

Suport publik edumukashun

Another gem of common sense from those geniuses who educate children and prove that the Peter Principle is right. Everyone indeed rises to their own level of incompetence.

A wooden baseball bat, no longer than 8 inches and visible through a car window, spurred Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School officials to call sophomore Cory Henson out of class Monday in order to search his vehicle.

Under the Fort Worth school district's zero-tolerance policy, Henson was immediately suspended, pending a conference with administrators today. Officials will decide whether the bat is considered a weapon that would merit punishment, including placement in an alternative school or expulsion for up to a year.

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The funny and ironic part about this story is that the zero-tolerance Nazis missed the real baseball bat in the trunk with the rest of the sports equipment.