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A Virginia high school senior won’t be expelled for making a thoughtless, off-color joke about her English teacher on Facebook—but her father says other students can learn from his daughter’s mistake.

The Chesapeake school division on Nov. 9 dropped its recommendation to expel Hickory High School senior Michelle Edwards. Instead, she will be suspended out of school for 90 days but will be able to graduate with her class, said her father, John Edwards.

"There's a lesson to be learned. I think...

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