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Child Still Expelled for Toy Gun – a Year Later

Posted By admin On September 17, 2010 @ 9:48 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

WILLARD SHEPARD and TODD WRIGHT
NBC Miami [1]
Friday, September 17, 2010

Samuel Burgos has fond memories of his friends at school, but he only gets to see them in pictures now.

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.

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Burgos was suspended from school in November after a teacher found a toy gun in his backpack. But when the boy went to register to go back to Pembroke Pines Charter School, he was told he will be expelled for this school year, too, as part of the county’s zero tolerance weapons policy.

“He made a mistake, but why the severe punishment? I don’t understand that,” said Magdiel Burgos, Sam’s dad.

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[1] NBC Miami: http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local-beat/Child-Gets-Expelled-For-Toy-Gun---a-Year-Later.html

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[4] Six-Year-Old Girl Expelled For Bringing Plastic Toy Gun To Show & Tell: http://www.prisonplanet.com/six-year-old-girl-expelled-for-bringing-plastic-toy-gun-to-show-tell.html

[5] Judge Grants Reprieve To Student Expelled For Refusing To Wear Tracking Device Badge: http://www.prisonplanet.com/judge-grants-reprieve-to-student-expelled-for-refusing-to-wear-tracking-device-badge.html

[6] Children as young as five are being expelled from school for sexual behaviour, finds Ofsted: http://www.prisonplanet.com/children-as-young-as-five-are-being-expelled-from-school-for-sexual-behaviour-finds-ofsted.html

[7] Middle School Child ARRESTED for Burping in Class: http://www.prisonplanet.com/middle-school-child-arrested-for-burping-in-class.html

[8] Student Expelled for Refusing Location Tracking RFID Badge: http://www.prisonplanet.com/student-expelled-for-refusing-location-tracking-rfid-badge-2.html

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