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+ - Teenager Expelled and Arrested for Science Experiment

Submitted by ruhri
ruhri (1480067) writes "A 16 year-old girl in Florida not only has been expelled from her high school but also is being charged as an adult with a felony after replicating the classic toilet-bowl cleaner and aluminum foil experiment.

This has quite a number of scientists and science educators up in arms. The fact that she's African American and that the same assistant state attorney has decided not to charge a white teenager who accidentally killed his brother with a BB gun has some thinking whether this is a case of doing science while black."
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Teenager Expelled and Arrested for Science Experiment

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