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Student charged with felonies for chemistry experiment, and more

A Florida high school student was expelled, handcuffed, and charged with two felonies after mixing two chemicals to see what would happen.

Student charged with felonies for chemistry experimentA Florida high school student was expelled, handcuffed, and charged with two felonies after mixing two chemicals to see what would happen. Kiera Wilmot, a straight-A student, combined aluminum foil and toilet bowl cleaner in a plastic bottle, producing a popping sound and a small amount of smoke. No one was hurt and nothing was damaged, but the school said expulsion and felony charges would teach Wilmot that there are “consequences to actions.”

Students suspended for “twerking” videoA California high school suspended 33 students and banned them from the prom for making a video demonstrating “twerking,” a dance move that involves popping one’s hips suggestively. “It was just expression,” said one puzzled parent, “maybe overly expressive I guess.”

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