Elementary school kids suspended over Kool-Aid mixed with sugar

 

"The way [the school] called me, I thought my son died," one mother tells ABC News.

"She said there's this epidemic going on at school with happy crack. I Googled it. I'm like Kool-Aid and sugar, are you serious? I was appalled. I was floored. I really didn't think it would go to this extreme."

But the policy, which parents say they were unaware of, clearly states that "no student will market or distribute any substance ... similar in color, shape, size, or markings of a controlled substance."

Read more on FOX NEWS.

Nine elementary school kids in South Carolina have been suspended for violating a school drug policy because they were caught with so-called "happy crack," a mixture of Kool-Aid and sugar that is not actually illicit but, simply by resembling an illicit substance, violates school policy.

WYFF4 reports that their punishment was reduced from expulsion to suspension, though privacy laws prevent the school from disclosing whether students, who are around age 10, were distributing or simply eating the powder.

 

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Elementary school kids suspended over Kool-Aid mixed with sugar
  • California emergency alert test seems to signal end of days
  • Mexico's Naval rescue dog becomes furry face of hope
  • Another earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico
  • Trump to NFL owners: Fire players who kneel during anthem
  • Man with machete releases hostages from bank after attempted robbery
  • Mystery of green drinking water in Louisiana parish solved
  • Palm trees catch fire at CA country club
  • Study: Gym equipment is dirtier than a toilet seat
  • Earthquakes: What causes them, and why they're so destructive