[hackerspaces] Irving Texas student suspended for bringing a circuitry-control clock project to school

Andrew LeCody andrewlecody at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 17:38:09 CEST 2015

I've reached out to him via Twitter and one of our board members is trying
via e-mail.

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 10:12 AM ITechGeek <itg at itechgeek.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 5:28 AM, David Francos <me at davidfrancos.net>
> wrote:
>> I still can't comprehend how a child with a clock can be detained, thrown
>> in a prision cell for a few hours, and then still not being allowed to go
>> back to school.
> I think this would be called "Being a maker while brown".
> I can see the school holding it for the parents, but from what I was
> reading the case was being kept closed w/ a wire because he didn't want to
> lock it.  Anyone could have looked inside to see no explosive material (or
> asked the cops to come inspect it), but no reason for the cops to take him
> off school grounds.
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