When will parents stop this insanity? When are we going to make it a crime for educators to thwart normal child development?
What’s worse about this is that the school is unapologetic.
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A Suffolk school suspended a second grader for pointing a pencil at another student and making gun noises.
Seven-year-old Christopher Marshall says he was playing with another student in class Friday, when the teacher at Driver Elementary asked them to stop pointing pencils at each other.
“When I asked him about it, he said, ‘Well I was being a Marine and the other guy was being a bad guy,'” said Paul Marshall, the boy’s father. “It’s as simple as that.”
,” said Bethanne Bradshaw, a spokesperson for Suffolk Public Schools.
First of all, no, a pencil is not a weapon until it is used to harm someone. Secondly, the children were play pretending. …
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