Delaware board allows child with camping utensil to return to school

A Delaware school board amended its zero-tolerance policy in its discipline of a first-grader who came to school with a camping utensil containing a knife, fork and spoon, allowing 6-year-old Zachary Christie to return to school. The boy had been ordered to attend an alternative school for 45 days after the recent incident. The board changed its policy to allow flexibility for disciplining younger students who bring dangerous items to school.

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