10 Of The Strangest School Punishments

Eating Lunch Off The Floor

In 2009, a group of fifth graders were forced to eat their lunch on the dirty school floor after one student spilled a jug of water. The families sued the school for the harassment. They received a $500,000 settlement.

Written On In Permanent Marker

Learning can be quite difficult for some, but making things worse doesn’t help. Summer Larsen, a fourth grade teacher in Idaho, wrote on the faces of her students for not meeting the reading goals. It was that or they skipped recess.