"8-year-old [Samuel Burgos] hasn't been in school for a year and will likely miss another year if the Broward County School Board has its way," NBCMiami.com tells us.
Burgos was suspended from school in November after a teacher found a toy gun in his backpack.Horrors! You know, that anyone can be compelled by the state to enter a Fourth Amendment-free zone...
So--at most--did the teacher tell him to pack it away, take it home and not bring it back to school?
The 8-year-old boy hasn't been in school for a year and will likely miss another year if the Broward County School Board has its way.
Two words: "Zero tolerance."
School board officials said the rules are quite clear and that the toy gun constituted a weapon. A school board report on the incident mentions that Samuel showed the toy gun to another student and it was capable of firing projectiles.
But fear not! In their wonderful collective wisdom,
The school board said they would admit Samuel into a correctional school for problem children who have been expelled located in Hallandale Beach.
Every one of the alleged adults involved in this garbage ought to be fired.