Education

The ten most absurd school punishments

The story of Kamryn Renfro, a nine-year-old Grand Junction girl who was briefly banned from the Caprock Academy charter school because her bald head violated the school's dress-code policy -- she'd shaved it in solidarity with her best friend, who is battling cancer -- made us think about some of the other stupid punishments that schools have handed out across the country. Administrators justified most of these sentences by pointing to the schools' zero-tolerance policies on drugs and alcohol or guns and violence, but all of them made zero sense.

Read on for our top ten:

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