Sunday, November 16, 2003

"Dan Macallair, the executive director of the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice in San Francisco, said the suspension is indicative of a national trend toward zero tolerance in schools."

""We're punishing kids for things that we adults never would have been punished for when we were that age," he said. "If we try to criminalize every comment that adolescents made, all our kids would be locked up.""(JSOnline > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel > School suspends teen for rap lyric)

(via Tellio II who adds "Comment: Zero tolerance+no constitutional rights for students=fascism")