From the NY Daily News
"We have policies and protocol in place to prevent any disruption to the learning environment," spokeswoman Paula Hans wrote. "Due to privacy laws, we are unable to discuss appropriate disciplinary consequences about a specific student."
Critics say D'Avonte's case illustrates the problems with inflexible school policies.
"Sometimes when you go to a zero-tolerance policy, you end up with a zero-sense policy," Denver attorney Craig Silverman told the Associated Press."
This special needs boy was acting like....well...a boy. Trying to get attention and being a kid with no criminal intention. He was treated as an errant....not a child.