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    Question: What's the maximum size of a knife that you can carry to school?

    Answer: All public schools have rules that prohibit students from possessing weapons at school. A knife is considered to be a weapon, but some schools have created an exception for a folding knife with a blade length of two and one-half inches or less. Other schools prohibit knives of any length.

    The disciplinary consequences of violating a school's weapon policy can be very severe, including mandatory expulsion from school. Therefore, a student who routinely carries a pocket knife should check the student handbook or the district policy on weapons before bringing a knife to school.


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    On 08/26/08
    Jeo from TX said:
    i think that kids of my age should be able to carry at least a pocket knife because you can use it for [rotection u no./. i jux got caught up cus i brung a knife and i dont know what theyre goona do to me so yeah;;; these people are so redicoulouse every kid should have a right to have one!
    On 02/28/08
    cody from OH said:
    i feel we should be able to bring a pocket knife to school for the simple reason that if you wanted to hurt someone you have pencils, pens, text books, book bags, and an assortment of other items that could be used as weapons that are more deadly than any pocket knife
    On 02/06/08
    from AL said:
    theres no gangsters at school. by the way it IS illegal to carry a knife to school my cousin did it with a switchblade when he was 16 and he was sent to a boarding school where he can never go home until hes done with high school, he has 3 years left in that school and its 4 hours away and we go and visit him sometimes. he was also fined 2000 dollars.
    On 01/19/08
    jj from TX said:
    Hi, if it is any help, dont carry a knife to school. At my school, if you even get cuaght carrying even a small water pistol, you get charges files against you. Getting caught with even a small pen-knife may result in suspension. So, best advice i can give, either dont carry a knife, or dont get caught. Later, Jj
    On 10/20/07
    luu from TX said:
    I brought a baton. they found it in my car. Now the cops are charging me with a felony C. Plus this is my first crime ever. I am an A student and never been written up. Can someone tell what my punishment might be.
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