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The court questioned the school's "whims and fancies" approach to punishment.
If getting the forms was a back-breaking, hand-numbing exercise, filling them up was nothing short of a nightmare: some forms were to be filled in black ink, some in blue; some schools needed passport-sized picture of the child, others wanted stamp-sized pictures of the entire family; some required immunisation card, others wanted a wellness certificate from the paediatrician. And yet others demanded us to list our three-year-old child's achievements.