Honor student suspended for Skittles
A top academic achiever and eighth grade class Vice President in a
The New Haven schools superintendent said Wednesday that he will review a principal's decision to suspend an eighth-grade student for buying candy in school. Michael Sheridan was stripped of his title as class vice president, barred from attending an honors student dinner and suspended for a day after buying a bag of Skittles from a classmate.
The New Haven school system banned candy sales in 2003 as part of a districtwide school wellness policy, said school spokeswoman Catherine Sullivan-DeCarlo… Superintendent Reginald Mayo said Wednesday that Sheridan Middle Schoolprincipal Eleanor Turner just wanted to keep students safe…