11 year old expelled from school for bringing maple leaf to class

An 11 year old boy enrolled in the gifted and talented program in a Virginia school was expelled for 1 full year all because a teacher mistook a Japanese maple leaf for a marijuana leaf. The boy has been out of school 6 months, has become socially withdrawn and may suffer emotional scars for the rest of his life. All due to the stupidity of what is becoming all too common in todays’ educational system.
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