(Seth A. McConnell, Denver Post file)

Legal battle over Steamboat Springs student’s pot expulsion

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs School Board last week upheld the decision to expel a 17-year-old girl suspected of possessing marijuana with the intent to sell.

The School Board met March 24 in executive session to consider an appeal related to a Jan. 29 incident that resulted in Superintendent Brad Meeks’ decision to expel the student. The incident launched an ongoing legal battle between the student and the district.

Meeks said Thursday that the Steamboat Springs School District could not discuss the case.

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