John Taylor Gatto speaks about the education system and the modern culture on Red Ice Radio.Read more »
What were these troglodytes thinking!!??
Therapy anyone?Read more »
On Tuesday, police said under a new city policy, the unclaimed money will go into Dallas' general fund — not back to the person who found it, as in years past.Read more »
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.Read more »
'Ideally, schools would prefer to offer intensive one-to-one support, but if resources are limited - which they usually are - then we're pushed into a choice between medication or exclusion,' says Tim Bown, assistant head at Queen's Park school.Read more »
Food Fight: Chicago School Bans Students From Bringing Own Lunches:
"Nutrition wise, it is better for the children to eat at the school."Read more »
Little Village Academy on Chicago's West Side, students are not allowed to pack lunches from home. Unless they have a medical excuse, they must eat the food served in the cafeteria.Principal Elsa Carmona said her intention is to protect students from their own unhealthful food choicesRead more »
A Chicago-area school has banned lunches from home, forcing children to eat (or throw away) school-provided lunches that they don't want. What do supporters have to say? "The school food is very healthy, and when they bring the food from home, there is no control over the food." Apparently some parents don't even trust themselves to provide food for their children anymore.Read more »
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 »
Swat Team VS School bullies in massive training exercise at a large cost to the tax payers, i can't help but think that this is just another example of teaching the people/students who is the boss. People SHOULD be upset but so far nobody seems to even care.Read more »
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