Tag Archive: writing

Sep 03 2014

Teacher on Leave, Under Investigation After Writing Book About Fictional Shooting

Last month, a South Carolina student was suspended and arrested for writing a fictional story about shooting a dinosaur. Last week, in similar zero-tolerance fashion, the school board and police of Cambridge, Maryland, placed an eighth-grade language arts teacher on administrative leave and began an active investigation. Police are slow to release details but officials …

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Aug 20 2014

Teen Arrested, Suspended For Shooting Dinosaur in Writing Assignment

It’s that time of year again – when children go back to school and new “zero-tolerance” policy stories abound. Many students returned to their institutions of learning just this week, but Summerville High School in Summerville, South Carolina has wasted little time in getting down to business. 16-year-old Alex stone has not only been suspended, …

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