Fourth-grader Ramsey McDonald and his classmates at Miller Elementary School in Georgia got a typical beginning-of-the-year icebreaker assignment last week: Bring in some favorite toys and tell your peers about them.
Ramsey told his dad, Scott McDonald, that he was planning to bring an iPad, along with a few other toys. "Ok," said dad, and didn't think anything more about it, until the school called him on Tuesday.
The school originally suspended Ramsey for three days, but then it reduced the punishment to three days of in-school suspension, instead.
"He told me he didn't know they would think it was a weapon, or he wouldn't have brought it," McDonald said.