Inmates at the "kid jails" are brainwashed to control others into submission by having energy patrols. Of course, when the energy is owned by nobody, and shared by all, isn't this the only way to encourage conservation?Read more »
Acknowledgement that education and learning can exist without schooling?Read more »
From the "when all else fails, lower your standards" department: Average reading and writing SAT scores for high school students declined to their lowest levels (dropping 1 point to 496, while math remained the same at 514). The article does note that more lower-income students with less access to high-quality education are taking the test, possibly providing an explanation for the lower test scores.Read more »
A 12 year old girl wanted to join the "scrapbooking club" at her middle school in Milford, Pennsylvania. One day she took home a permission slip. It said that to participate in the club or any school sport, she would have to consent to drug testing. “They were asking a 12-year-old to pee in a cup,” Kathy Kiederer said. “I have a problem with that. They’re violating her right to privacy over scrapbooking?"Read more »
A school bus video camera records a mom fighting with a boy who allegedly bullied her son. Mother is charged with child abuse and arrested. Mother calls it discipline.Read more »
A university in Canada requires students to purchase an art history textbook for $180, but to make matters worst, due to copyright claims, all photos were removed from the book, but the students are still required to purchase the books as a requirement for their class.Read more »
Renound scientist Michio Kaku explains how public schools destroy childrenRead more »
Students in Greeley, Colorado have been told they can't wear Peyton Manning jerseys to class because the new Denver Broncos quarterback's No. 18 has an affiliation with gangs in the area.
"They told me I couldn't wear 18 anymore because it's a gang number and I had to take it off," Konnor Vanatta, a third grader in the Weld County School System, told Fox News on Tuesday. Greeley is in Weld County, less than 50 miles from Denver.Read more »
Debt is scaring some South Florida students: More are saying "no thanks" to taking out college loans.
Broward College, in fact, is seeing a 40 percent drop in federally subsidized loans taken out this fall – after students go through a mandatory debt management workshop and hear about what faces them once they start making payments.Read more »
Hunter Spanjer is 3 1/2 years old and is deaf. He signs his name and school officials think the signing of his name looks like a weapon so they want him to change it.Read more »
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