After Criticism, Mpls. Schools To Re-Evaluate Student DisciplineThe Minneapolis Public School system is re-evaluating how they discipline children after some alarming numbers is getting the district some negative attention.
Son Of Ex-Twins Owner Suspended From Law PracticeA Minneapolis attorney has been suspended from practicing law for 90 days for allegedly sexually harassing one of his students. The Minnesota Supreme Court says Clark Calvin Griffith II must petition to be reinstated once his suspension is over.
Gopher Forward Maurice Walker Suspended For 6 GamesRich Pitino has yet to coach a regular season game for the Gophers, but he will spend the first six contests without junior forward Maurice Walker, who was suspended for a "violation of university policy," according to a university release.
Athlete Suspended Over Tweet Will Get To WrestleA Minnesota high school athlete who was suspended over a tweet has dropped his push for a court order that would allow him to compete after learning he'll be allowed to wrestle this season. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, had argued that his tweet about "drilling" his teammates was about tackling opponents.
Minn. Athlete Challenges Suspension From SportsA Minnesota high school athlete is challenging his suspension from sports, saying a tweet about drilling his teammates was about tackling opponents and wasn't a threat. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, says the suspension from sports is hurting his chances of getting a wrestling scholarship to attend college. However, a school district attorney said in court Tuesday that his suspension was only for football and that he will still be able to wrestle, according to the Star Tribune.
They Thought It Was Patriotic, The School Saw It As SuspendableStudents said they wanted to show their love for their country, but a superintendent believes it went a little too far. The result? More than a dozen students are suspended for drawing on doors and windows and scattering small American flags outside their high school.
Vikings' FB Felton Suspended For 1st 3 Games Of Regular SeasonMinnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton has been suspended for the first three games of the 2013 regular season for violating the NFL substance abuse policy, the NFL announced Monday afternoon.
Washburn's New Principal On Leave After Allegedly Altering Test Scores Just days after taking the job, Washburn High School's new principal has been put on administrative leave. Patrick Exner is accused of altering three students' test scores while he was the assistant director at Ubah Medical Academy, a public charter high school in Hopkins.