A school had to be shut down after some 6th graders sprayed too much Axe which lead to several kids being hospitalized for it.
A Texas high school honor student was thrown in jail for missing classes, despite the fact that she was working full- and part-time jobs, taking advanced courses, and caring for her younger sister as her divorced parents moved away. The judge said he wanted to make an example of her.
A 12-year-old girl was arrested, handcuffed, and detained at a police precinct for several hours for doodling on her desk in class.
An autistic kindergartner, his mother, and his grandmother were handcuffed at a school. The child was taken to a psych ward and the grandmother had a rib broken, all because of a 5 y/o tantrum that wasn’t handled properly by the school.
A third-grade girl was expelled for a year because her grandmother sent a birthday cake, and a knife for cutting the cake, to school. The teacher used the knife to cut the cake, and then reported the girl to the authorities as having a dangerous weapon.
A second grader was suspended for biting a Pop-Tart into the shape of a mountain, which school officials mistook for a gun.
10-year old Tilly Smith saved her family and 100 other tourists from the 2004 Asian tsunami, by recognizing signs of tsunamis she had learned in a geography lesson two weeks before.
In all Japanese schools they run an emergency drill where a police officer dressed as an assailant freely runs around campus and tries to attack students with a realistic-looking plastic knife, while the teachers coordinate a defense to subdue him.
The oldest school in the world, founded between 143 and 141 BC in China is still in use today.
In Denmark you get paid to go to school.