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7-year-old boy, Josh Welch, suspended for shaping his food into a gun

http://www.examiner.com

Josh Welch is a seven-year-old-boy who attends Park Elementary School in Brooklyn Park. The Maryland school has a breakfast “snack time” and provided pastries on Friday. Josh was trying to turn his pastry into a shape. Josh chewed his breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun and was suspended for two days.

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Celebrities call to ban guns from government

http://www.youtube.com

Enough is enough. It's not too soon. It's too late. Ban guns from government now.

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6 Out Of 10 Colleges and Universities Severely Restrict Free Speech.

http://www.wnd.com

The Foundation For Individual Rights In Education(FIRE) surveyed 409 schools and found 6 out of 10 maintain severely restrictive 'red-light' speech codes.

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Cincinnati High School Paying Students To Come To School

http://cleveland.cbslocal.com

A Cincinnati high school is paying its students to come to school.

The Dohn Community High School has launched a $40,000 incentive program to get students to come to class.

The school’s CEO Ken Furrier told CBS Cleveland that students will get Visa gift cards for showing up every day for school, being on time for class and not getting into trouble. Seniors would get $25 while underclassmen would get $10.

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Are schools making kids sick?

http://www.cnn.com

As a third-grader in Winsted, Connecticut, last year, Matthew Asselin was sick -- a lot. He was lethargic and plagued with a persistent wet cough, respiratory infections and painful headaches. As the school year wound down, Matthew's health worsened. In all, Matthew missed 53 days of school. But over the summer, a strange thing happened. Matthew was healthy. He was energetic. "When we put him back in school this year, within three weeks, he missed 10 days with a respiratory infection," Melissa Asselin said. That's when she had an a-ha moment. "When he was out of school, he was well.

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Imagining the classroom of the future

http://www.cajuntechie.tk

Found this post talking about what the classroom of the future might look like and loved how decentralized and non-state dependent it all was.

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The 6 Dumbest Things Schools Are Doing in the Name of Safety

http://www.cracked.com

Another "government schools becoming prisons" article. Soon they will no longer be newsworthy.

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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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School Wants To Allow Bus Drivers To Search Students

http://www.theindychannel.com

A western Indiana school district wants to give its bus drivers the authority to search students for weapons or drugs.

The Tribune-Star reported that a Vigo County School Corp. proposal would allow the drivers to search a student and the student's belongings if there is an immediate threat of harm or danger to those on the bus.

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8yr old autistic girl arrestted, cuffed for throwing tantrum at school

http://blogs.seattleweekly.com

Little 8-year-old Evelyn Towry just wanted to be able to go to the party like all the other kids. But for some reason, a teacher at the Boise third-grader's elementary school wouldn't let her while she was wearing her favorite sweatshirt, a hoodie that her mom had sewn cow ears on to look like a cartoon character. Instead, the teacher put Evelyn in a classroom and asked two staffers to watch her and make sure she didn't leave.

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