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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Understanding School Disciplinary Policies

Before "Balloon Boy" stole the headlines last Thursday, another little boy was making the news. Zachary Christie is the cute first grader who bought a camping tool–which included a combo fork, spoon and knife–to school so he could use it when eating lunch. In doing so, Zachary inadvertently violated the school district’s zero-tolerance weapons policy. He was initially suspended and sentenced to 45 days in reform school before the school district came to its senses and let him return to …

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