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64 Kenowa Hills High School Students Suspended for Riding Bikes to School

May 23rd, 2012 | by Lynn Fang

With rising oil prices, global warming, rising obesity, and lack of exercise among Americans, it would seem harmlessly riding bikes to school would be celebrated, perhaps even promoted as a new normal. On the second-to-last day of school, seniors rode their bikes to school under police escort, rendering complaints of illegal road traffic moot. It was supposed to be a fun twist on the typical things students do for senior prank day. Even the Mayor joined them, handing out free donuts. Unfortunately, the principal of Kenowa Hills High School in Walker, Michigan, thought differently. In a page from the book of absurdity, 64 students from Kenowa Hills High School were suspended for riding bikes to school

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