It really defied common sense,â said Deborah Fowler, the reportâs lead author, who found tickets issued to students as young as 5. The study also found that as school police staff grew, often so did ticketing. In Austin, for example, district police staff rose 31 percent over six years as ticketing climbed 50 percent. http://www.washingtonpost.com/local...isbehavior/2011/08/04/gIQA5EG9UJ_story_2.html Is the Washington Post making this up? Now poor parents with a hyperactive kid are screwed.