An ounce of cocaine can fetch as much as $1,300 on the streets of Miami, or a three-year mandatory prison sentence in criminal court.
Or it can help a fourth-grader win first place in the science fair at Coral Gables Preparatory Academy.
In fact, Emma Bartelt’s “Drug Sniffing Dogs” project earned her a spot at Saturday’s Miami-Dade County Public Schools Elementary Science Fair at Miami Dade College, alongside experiments exploring name-brand battery life and how to make plastic out of milk.
(Hat tip to Radley Balko)
Source: The Miami Herald. Read full article. (link)