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Colorado Boy Suspended for Singing Popular Song


A 6-year-old Aurora, Colorado, boy, D’Avonte Meadows, was suspended for three days for singing the line, “I’m sexy and I know it,” to a girl in his class.

The song, ‘I’m Sexy and I Know It’, by LMFAO, was hugely popular and spent more than 2 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The school, Sable Elementary School, has accused Meadows of sexual harassment. In a statement to the Associated Press, the school board stated that the school defines sexual harassment as any unwelcome sexual advance.

D’Avonte’s mom, Stephanie Meadows, says she cannot believe the school is accusing her son of sexual harassment, saying her son doesn’t even know what sexual harassment is.

“I’m just, I’m floored,” Stephanie Meadows told KMGH-TV ( http://bit.ly/KaXY7f ). “They’re going to look at him like he’s a pervert. And it’s like, that’s not fair to him.”

In response to the case, Denver attorney Craig Silverman said, “Sometimes when you go to a zero-tolerance policy, you end up with a zero-sense policy.”

After Columbine, all Colorado school switched to zero-tolerance policies– all crimes get a designate punishment, regardless of the crime’s severity.

What do you think, truckers? Has this school gone too far? Have schools lost sight of appropriate punishment?


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