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Suspended for Nibbling a Pastry Gun

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Second-grader Josh Welch's two-day suspension in March was upheld on appeal in June by Park Elementary School officials of Anne Arundel County, Md., even though his offense was that he had nibbled a pastry into the shape of a gun, which he then waved around. Said Josh's attorney: "If this [school system] can't educate a 7-year-old without putting him out of school, how are they going to deal with 17-year-olds?"

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