Students Aren't Allowed To Touch Real Rocks>Read the Article
How the Consumer Product Safety Commission drives parents--and everyone else--crazy.
Michael Warring, president of American Educational Products in Fort Collins, Colo., had his shipment all ready: A school's worth of small bags, each one filled with an igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock. Then the school canceled its order. Says Warring, "They apparently decided rocks could be harmful to children."