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The 6 Dumbest Things Schools Are Doing in the Name of Safety

http://www.cracked.com

Another "government schools becoming prisons" article. Soon they will no longer be newsworthy.

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Unschoolers learn what they want, when they want

http://www.cnn.com

Ricci is professor of alternative learning at Nipissing University and an advocate of unschooling, a concept that's gaining popularity in both Canada and the United States thanks to frustration with the current public education system. In unschooling the child is in control of his/her learning. They are free to decide what they want to study, when they want to study it.

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Missouri's Teacher/Student 'Facebook Law'

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Missouri 'Facebook Law' Limits Teacher-Student Interactions Online, Draws Criticism And Praise

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Missouri School District Bans 'Slaughterhouse-Five'

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Sixty years after the release of 'The Catcher in the Rye'; some of America’s school systems still feel the need to censor books. Why, in contemporary times, is this happening?

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Concord Could Fine Students For Cutting Class

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com

CONCORD (KCBS) – It could soon cost kids, and parents in Concord upwards of $500 if the teenager continues to cut class.

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18 Signs That U.S. Public Schools Equivalent to Life In U.S. Prisons

http://lewrockwell.com

In the United States today, our public schools are not very good at educating our students, but they sure are great training grounds for learning how to live in a Big Brother police state control grid. Sadly, life in many U.S. public schools is now essentially equivalent to life in U.S. prisons. Most parents don't realize this, but our students have very few rights when they are in school. Our public school students are being watched, tracked, recorded

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Superintendent Asks Gov. Snyder To Convert Schools Into Prisons

http://thinkprogress.org

Newsflash: Schools are already prisons.

Original Headline: Outraged By Cuts, Superintendent Asks Gov. Snyder To Convert Schools Into Prisons To Get More Funding

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CDC Warns Public to Prepare for 'Zombie Apocalypse

http://www.foxnews.com

re you prepared for the impending zombie invasion?

That's the question posed by the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention in a Monday blog posting gruesomely titled, "Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse." And while it's no joke, CDC officials say it's all about emergency preparation.

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The Question You're Not Asking: Should You Go To College?

http://www.cracked.com

If you have (or are currently attending college in pursuit of) an engineering, law, computer science, medical or any other kind of degree that qualifies you to do something with a tangible effect on the world, this is not the column for you. You're not going to get anything out of it. Well, maybe some well-earned Schadenfreude at the expense of all the little grasshoppers who didn't till for winter, but aren't you above all that? Why don't you go somewhere and understand some math, asshole.

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Homeless Woman Arrested for Sending Son to School

http://thestir.cafemom.com

A homeless woman in Connecticut has been arrested for one of the most unthinkable reasons imaginable -- she sent her son to school. Tonya McDowell, 33, was arrested last week and charged with first-degree larceny for stealing $15,686 -- the cost of the public school education for her 6-year-old son.

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