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March 7, 2013 at 6:48 AM

Suspension overturned for Pasco first-grader sent home for talking about toy guns

The Associated Press

PASCO — The Pasco School District has decided to overturn the suspension of a first-grader who was sent home for talking about toy guns.

The district determined no discipline was warranted after talking with the parents.

The father, Mike Aguirre, told the Tri-City Herald his son Noah was punished for talking about Nerf guns and there’s no evidence he threatened to harm another student.

The 6-year-old was suspended Feb. 28 at James McGee Elementary School. The district said Wednesday the incident will be erased from his record.

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