Assault With A Paper Airplane

It seems our nation’s schools are rapidly becoming humorless police zones. Here’s yet another example: In Andrews, South Carolina, a high school student was charged with assault for allegedly throwing a paper airplane that struck a teacher in the eye. The charge could land the student in jail for up to a month. Local news reported that the teacher had recently undergone eye surgery. Still, must we constantly overreact to every little incident of student shenanigance with a hard-handed response … Continue reading →

Medical Marijuana at School

In Mapleshade, New Jersey, a family is suing the Mapleshade School District for not allowing their epileptic daughter to use medicinal marijuana at school.  A lower-court ruliing sided with the district, saying state law does not allow medicinal marijuana on school grounds.  The family of 16-year-old Genny Barbour is appealing to Federal Court. … Continue reading →