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

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 22:08:21 CEST 2015

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 1:09 PM ITechGeek <itg at itechgeek.com> wrote:

> http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/ahmed-mohamed-irving-texas-clock
> At the bottom, there is a letter the school sent home including "Student
> Code of Conduct and specifically not bringing items to school that are
> prohibited."
> I'm curious where homemade clocks would be listed in the Student Code of
> Conduct.


"Any articles not generally considered to be weapons, including school
supplies, when the principal or designee determines that a danger exists."

that's really broad.  scary broad.  "including school supplies"... this
allows the principal to ban any one student from having anything, even a
pencil, if they see fit.

but even with that, calling in the cops on first incident is outrageous.
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