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Controversy Erupts Over Air Force Dad Who Questioned School Dress Code

Controversy erupted over the U.S. Air Force dad who questioned a North Texas school district’s dress code. Nasty Facebook posts, a protest to defend the school district’s patriotic honor, and pronouncements of police protection dispatched district-wide for alleged death threats all came because an Iraq war veteran questioned something in the policy.

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NJ 5th Grader Suspended for Having Nerf Gun ‘Bullet’ in His Pocket

On May 8, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 5th grader Aarin Moody reached into his pocket to retrieve a “late note” from his mother and a Nerf gun foam “bullet” fell out. Officials at the Atlantic City School District categorized the toy bullet as a “self-constructed weapon” because “it had a toothpick stuck in it.”