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Talk Back: Punishment for Student Drinking Infractions

School districts have varied rules but what rules would you put in place?

A group of Lindenhurst high school students were caught drinking on a bus as they returned home from an athletic competition. They each received a three-day suspension from school,  a four-day suspension from practice and not allowed to participate in one game.

Is that enough? Too little? What do you think is fair?

Chuck May 03, 2012 at 01:51 PM
I believe the punishment is both fair and fitting for the offence.
NotWhoYouThinkIAm May 03, 2012 at 02:06 PM
Fair enough.
Baygirl65 May 03, 2012 at 10:31 PM
Really - how is it fair? Consequences should be harder .. you play you pay!!
Concerned Citizen May 05, 2012 at 02:03 PM
What happened to reporting an minor drinking to the local authorities...
NotWhoYouThinkIAm May 05, 2012 at 02:29 PM
IME, schools sometimes do not report crimes to the police. Sometimes they do, sometimes they don't, and I have no idea why that is.

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