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Boy wears Steelers Jersey to School, Gets Sent Home

http://www.seattlepi.com

A 13-year-old student at Tacoma's Truman Middle School just wanted to show his team spirit when he wore a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey to his school's Seahawks appreciation day on Friday.

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Created by andrew.valish 3 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 13 weeks ago
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What's a Group Gotta Do to Post a Flyer Around Here?

http://reason.com

On Sunday night, Northern Illinois University's Student Association Senate denied recognition to the school's chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), which means it may not post flyers or meet on campus. The Senate already had denied activity-fee funding to SSDP, declaring it a "political" group, as opposed to a "social justice" or "advocacy" group.

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Created by Thrain 3 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 18 weeks ago
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AGAINST SCHOOL: How public education cripples our kids, and why

http://www.spinninglobe.net

In 1918, Alexander Inglis said about the true goal of public education "Divide children by subject, by age-grading, by constant rankings on tests, and by many other more subtle means, and it was unlikely that the ignorant mass of mankind, separated in childhood, would ever re-integrate into a dangerous whole."
1) The adjustive or adaptive function.
2) The integrating function.
3) The diagnostic and directive function.
4) The differentiating function.
5) The selective function.
6) The propaedeutic function.

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Created by penn 3 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 37 weeks ago
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