Girl suspended for bringing butter knife to school
This is why I hate "zero tolerance" policies. If you read the full article, it's obvious to her peers that she needed the butter knife so she could eat her pear, a fact that apparently escaped the panicking faculty.
A 13-year-old middle school student in Attleboro was suspended from school for one day because she brought a butter knife to school.
Morgan LaPlume wears braces and needed the butter knife to cut a pear.