This is just plain ridiculous.
A school board in Virginia decided earlier this week to suspend a pair of boys for playing with an airsoft gun. I'm assuming it's a toy gun, but the issue here is the boys were playing with the gun at home, which, the last I checked, is outside the jurisdiction of the school board.
The paranoia over guns, whether they're toys or the real thing, hasn't abated, 9 months after the incident in Newtown. This particular case comes a little more than a week after a mentally disabled man shot up the Washington Navy Yard. The school board, as usual, won't acknowledge who was on the disciplinary board that not only suspended the students, but extended it into a full expulsion for the season, pending what amounts to a glorified "parole" hearing in January. From an article in the Daily Caller comes this statement from the school board: