Rules are necessary for societies and schools. Longwood Middle School has a Zero Tolerance Policy when it comes to bringing drugs and weapons in the school. No Drugs. No Weapons. No exceptions.
Sounds like a good rule, doesn’t it? It was certainly implemented with the best of intentions. But what happens when an honor student, someone who has NEVER been in trouble at school, accidentally brings a paring knife to school after a mix-up with her mother’s lunch bag?
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