"Kevin got defiant and disorderly,'' [Assistant Principal Alfred] Parham said. "When a kid becomes out of control like that they can either be arrested or suspended for 10 days. Now being that his mother is in Iraq, we're not trying to cause her any undue hardship; he was suspended for 10 days.''
Link. Clearly, if they let this kid talk to his mom, who's only calling from a combat zone, the school would erupt in a chaotic orgy of text messaging test answers. Without rules, we'd have anarchy.
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