A Detroit-area school district will let Sikh students carry a small dagger with a dulled point. The kirpan represents a Sikh’s commitment to fight evil. Males are expected to carry it at all times. In California schools, Sikh students usually carry a cardboard kirpan. I’m surprised that wasn’t the solution in Michigan.
A 14-year-old Virginia boy who spitballed classmates at lunch was suspended for the rest of the year and faces three misdemeanor assault charges. He used a plastic tube and pellets, which the school considers a projectile weapon.