Zero Tolerance usually means Zero Intelligence.

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This page is a raw links page dedicated to examples of ridiculous over-reactions, allegedly in the name of security in the context of so called "Zero Tolerance" in American schools. If you find any examples you think should be added, please send us the link.

Two Ocala children charged with felonies over violent drawings
if anyone thinks they can justify taking 9 or 10 year olds away from school because they drew violent stick pictures then they're sick. If they further justify handcuffing the kids, they're certifiable.

First-Grader Arrested, Handcuffed After Fight
Fourth story on page. Obviously not very important.

6 Year old Suspended for Taking Crack to school
Was she 'dealing'? No. Did she even know what was in the bag? No. So why was she suspended? Because that's the rules that is.

Thou shalt not ad-lib
Student suspended for 'I love booty' TV remark

Girl Disciplined For Wearing Dam T-Shirt
Don't forget to take the "Survey". It was running 2:1 against the authoritarians in mid Feb 2005. Of course, that means one third actually agree!

Assistant principal lied, panel says
But that wasn't discovered till well after they'd expelled the student for a misdemeanour he never committed.

This 6 (yes SIX) year old kid has been ARRESTED 3 times.
Obviously a seriously disturbed kid but would you call the police to deal with a 6 year old child in your care?

Rubber bands are not permitted at school.
If students are in possession of rubber bands for any reason they will be subject to consequences that may include out of school suspension.

Secret Service Questions Student Over Anti War Drawings
Mysteriously, the original CNN story has disappeared. Make of that what you will. But if you're in the mood for a touch of irony, here's the "China Daily" coverage of the same story!


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