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7-Year-Old Boy Accused of Sexual Harassment After Groin Punch

http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com

A 7-year-old boy has been accused of sexual harassment after punching a fellow first-grader in the groin, but the boy's mother says he was acting in self-defense. Tasha Lynch said her son was being choked on a school bus, and has been afraid to go back to school in South Boston ever since. “I think my kid was right to fight back [after he was choked],’’ she said. “He wasn’t doing anything except protecting himself.’’ A spokesman for the Boston public schools confirmed the incident had been classified as possible sexual harassment, but declined to comment it.

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Rand Paul stalls Senate education bill

http://www.latimes.com

Republican Sen. Rand Paul may not have the clout in Congress to reach his goal of eliminating the Department of Education, but he can do a close second: shut down the Senate committee trying to pass sweeping new federal education legislation.

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The Latest Crime Wave: Sending Your Child to a Better School

http://online.wsj.com

School districts hire special investigators to follow kids home in order to verify their true residences.

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Professor Takes Box Cutter to Students' Free Speech Wall

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Professor cuts out insult to Obama on students' 'free speech wall' with box cutter; Police threaten students with misdemeanor for public profanity

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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 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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How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education

http://www.wired.com

The story of how 1 man is revolutionizing the education system. By putting out free videos online that students can watch and do problem sets at their own pace. The results are astonishing, with test scores and classrooms being turned on their heads (in a good way). An interesting look at how technology can provide for such an innovative solution to a complex problem - for FREE.

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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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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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Fed instructs teachers to Facebook creep students

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Education Department officials are threatening school principals with lawsuits if they fail to monitor and curb students’ lunchtime chat and evening Facebook time for expressing ideas and words that are deemed by Washington special-interest groups to be harassment of some students.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2011/03/16/fed-instructs-teachers-to-facebook-cre...

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