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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Sep 27, 2012

The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld a 10-day suspension of a student at Hillsboro High School in Nashville in a ruling issued today. In 2008, senior Christian Heyne was suspended after the principal determined that Heyne had violated the school rule prohibiting “reckless endangerment.” The Chancery Court for Davidson County agreed with the Heynes, holding that the disciplinary process has been tainted by bias and procedural unfairness and the suspension was based on insufficient evidence. But the Court of Appeals reversed, and the Supreme Court agreed. Learn more from the court