If you intend to hurt someone, which the school officials clearly assumed of this girl since they called the police, then really you could do just as much damage with a pencil as a small steak knife.
I think I have the answer...
Yeah. That should do it.
Then we can ban rulers. And protractors. And pens. And those things with the sharp thing that helps you draw a perfect circle. And locker locks
because the kids can throw them at each other's heads. And glass. And paper because paper cuts....
That should help.
But that's not enough.
We ban all that stuff, dress our kids up in uniformed plastic 6 inch thick suits that all look the same and complete with oxygen mask, replace all
glass windows with plastic, pad all doors and walls, put soft carpet in place of hard floor and tile, pad corners of desks, soften up the chairs, and
give everyone laptops with Microsoft Vista so the NSA can keep an eye on the censored skewed education our children are receiving.
While we're at it, why don't we label this girl and anyone like her cutting up her lunch as enemy combatants to protect the rest of our obedient