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Mum furious after son given detention for sharing lunch with another student

She can’t believe it.

The mum of a primary school student was left baffled when her boy came home with a detention slip after he brought extra lunch for a hungry fellow student.

A friend shared the slip on Facebook saying ‘My friend’s son received detention for sharing food with a hungry kid. This is BS.’

The slip reads that the third-grader had to serve an hour of detention because he ‘brought a lunchable for another student and was sneaky when telling him.’

A second set of handwriting on the slip added that ‘he knew he wasn’t supposed to give food to another student.’

The student’s mum was baffled at the decision to punish her boy – after she had decided to help out his friend and had checked that he wasn’t allergic to anything in the food.

She wrote in big letters across the bottom of the slip: ‘I refuse to sign.’

Some people in the comments explained that the school didn’t want students sharing foods in case they had allergies.

Other said that may be the case, but since the mum had checked this already it was supremely unfair to punish the boy for his kind deed.

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