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SWAT Attacks home school mom for refusing to force Meds on child

http://www.prisonplanet.com

SWAT team sent in to kidnap 13yr old girl from mother who refused to force child to take medication that had ill affects on her. In negotiations, state promises child will go to family member. State then kidnaps child and will not release her to family members.

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We’re in a Bubble. It’s Not the Internet. It’s Higher Education.

http://techcrunch.com

Instead, for Thiel, the bubble that has taken the place of housing is the higher education bubble. “A true bubble is when something is overvalued and intensely believed,” he says. “Education may be the only thing people still believe in in the United States. To question education is really dangerous. It is the absolute taboo. It’s like telling the world there’s no Santa Claus.”

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School Bans Students From Bringing Own Lunches

http://www.theblaze.com

Food Fight: Chicago School Bans Students From Bringing Own Lunches:

"Nutrition wise, it is better for the children to eat at the school."

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Fifth Grader Donates Life Savings to Stop Teacher Layoffs

http://news.yourolivebranch.org

These people should be ASHAMED! 5th grader donates life savings to teachers because of layoff issues.

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Student suspended for hold a door open

http://www.wtkr.com

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY —
A local middle school student held open a door at school, reportedly because someone had their hands full. But after that, the student was suspended.

All schools in Southampton County have tight security at the front door, and students are told not to open the door for anyone. But Superintendent Charles Turner tells NewsChannel 3 that the rule was disobeyed when the student opened the door for the woman with her hands full.

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State orders Detroit to close half its schools

http://www.cbsnews.com

State education officials have ordered the emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools to immediately implement a plan that balances the district's books by closing half its schools. The Detroit News says the financial restructuring plan will increase high school class sizes to 60 students and consolidate operations. Officials say that the plan would wipe out the district's $327 million deficit by 2014.

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Rand Paul Andrew Napolitano Freedom Watch 02/14/11

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Senator Rand Paul joins Judge Andrew Napolitano on Freedom Watch to discuss the passage of the Patriot Act in the U.S. House of Representatives and President Obama's proposed 2012 budget.

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Mom making the best of govt schools singled out and caged

http://abcnews.go.com

Woman was trying to get a better education for her children by using relatives address to send her kids to a better performing district. For her efforts she was jailed.

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Florida Lawmaker proposes grading parents along with students

http://www.abcactionnews.com

A Florida state lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would require teachers to give parents in Florida a grade for how involved they are with their child's education. Schools can only do so much. "We hold teachers accountable, we're holding students accountable, we're holding administrators accountable."
K-12 parents would be assessed, but only Kindergarten through 3rd grade would receive a satisfactory, unsatisfactory, or needs improvement grade.

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Schools Giving Tickets, Not Detention Slips, Report Says

http://dfw.cbslocal.com

Court has become a deterrent instead of detention for some North Texas students.

The social and economic group Texas Appleseed collected five years worth of data from 22 districts across the state and found young students, including a six year old in Dallas, who received class C misdemeanor tickets for things like disrupting class, leaving school early and school yard brawls that didn’t include weapons.

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