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Yet another public school has proven itself too stupid to teach children, suspending a special education student for having a Nerf foam pellet in his pocket.

Atlantic City, N.J.’s Uptown Complex School school seized fifth-grader Aarin Moody’s “weapon” and classified it as dangerous because he had a toothpick in it.

The boy stuck a toothpick in the foam so it would stick to the carpet at home.

“I pulled out my late slip and that’s when the item fell out of my pocket and a teacher had seen it,” the boy said.

He was seized by a school security officer.

Aarin was suspended under a school district policy barring “Anything readily capable of lethal use or inflicting serious bodily injury.”

They did not explain how a three-inch piece of foam could cause readily a fatal injury. Somewhere even MacGuyver is shaking his head.

The school originally sought to expel him as a threat to student’s lives, but instead gave him a five-day suspension and placed a warning in his permanent record.

His record will state he was “in possession of a self-constructed weapon.”

The school is familiar with the boy’s family. His mother, Michelle, once worked for the school district, but filed a complaint claiming harassment by a supervisor.

The social justice warrior crowd isn’t rushing to this alleged harassment victim’s rescue.

Legislation introduced in Congress in 2014 would have cut off federal funds to any school that banned harmless “simulated” weapons like pieces of foam and Pop-Tarts, both of which have been declared lethal threats to public safety by government school officials.

The Uptown Complex School is rated two out of five stars by GreatSchools.org.

“There was a pregnant teacher punched in the stomach by students and the school did not expel the students. The teacher has left the school and no action was taken to protect her,” claims one reviewer who as not named.

Uptown’s test scores are lower than Atlantic City’s average test scores, which themselves are lower than New Jersey’s average test scores.

So with test scores and safety in great shape, clearly they’re focused on the real threats, special education students with Nerf foam pellets.