HS Student Expelled Over A Piece Of Paper

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Despite witness statements contradicting the teacher’s account and the fact that Kyle had not ever been in trouble before, he was expelled under Michigan’s “Zero Tolerance Law,” which states any student who assaults a teacher must be expelled – and not just from their school, but from any Michigan public or charter school for one year.

Watch ACLU video of Kyle talking about his suspension below:


Fox 2 tried getting in contact with the teacher but was not successful. The news station did get a statement from the Farmington Hills School District which questioned the explosion but conceded it can do nothing to reverse it.

“Farmington Public Schools is prohibited by federal confidentiality laws from disclosing information of this type or even acknowledging if an incident like this occurred. The issue raised in this petition presents an opportunity for citizens to examine zero tolerance laws in Michigan. The state legislature has mandated that an assault by a student against a teacher requires a one year expulsion from all public schools within the state.

This is known as a zero tolerance law.

In Farmington, we strive to consider each student and any incident separately and individually, taking all facts and circumstances into account. The zero tolerance law passed by our legislature takes that ability away from us and requires all assaults to be treated the same. It is up to state policy makers to revise these zero tolerance laws, and until that happens, we will continue to follow our legal mandates as they are.”

But Kyle, his mother and the ACLU are fighting back with a Change.org petition, which asks that the teen be placed back in school where he belongs. So far, more than 1,830 people have signed it.

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5 thoughts on “HS Student Expelled Over A Piece Of Paper

  1. Funny how we never hear of white kids being expelled for years for menial things and taken in handcuffs. So the rest of the class that witnessed what went on statement of what did not happen doesn’t matter? I guess they are learning early about this unjust world we live in. The Superintendent must be named Richard Como.

  2. LMMFATFO!!!!!!! Wait……you read any good books lately? Have you watched the news or anything within the past 10-13 years? Are you connected or something? Have you ever heard of the semi-fictional character rightfully called: The Devil? If not nevermind. Continue on then…

  3. Sometimes the “spirit of the law’ must trump the “letter of the law”… This is such a case. If the teacher did not sustain any physical injuries as a result of the alleged “assault”, this kid should not have been expelled for an entire year.

  4. Hit list- not a piece of paper. Sugar coating it does not make it right. We need to stop excusing our people’s behavior. The shit was wrong you know it, and so does he. Look at what a hit list did in the NFL…

    • Shitty Leroy take your fake white ass back to your side. You have no room to try to tell blacks about their issues when you guys are shooting up 4 yr olds with heroin and having sex with animals and posting them online then when they are caught they got the nerve to ask their friends and family to pray for them. I think you got enough on your plate. And the WITNESSES SAY THE KID DIDN”T DO WHAT HE WAS ACCUSED OF. It usually works in the court of law when convicting someone so it should would to set him free.

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