“Zero tolerance” must be one of the stupidest ideas the educational industrial complex has ever come up with.
On other hand, it does seem to show that school administrators have no judgment, so it may be wise not to allow them to exercise any.
Betterson received a 10 day suspension under the Fort Myers-area school’s zero-tolerance policy around fighting, but he plans to appeal, he told Fox 4 Now. “It’s not fair for somebody to get beat up for something that he is,” Betterson said. “I’m not going to sit there and watch someone get bullied. I’ve been bullied too.”