Price of a 18″x20″ bulletproof whiteboard from Hardwire Armor Systems, sold to schools to prevent school shooting deaths: $399 plus shipping and handling Price of a 20″x36″ bulletproof blanket from Protecht, sold to schools to prevent school shooting deaths: $1,011.49 Chance anyone out of elementary
As J. Clifford noted earlier today, the school board in the tiny community of Strong, Maine put a teacher on a 21-day leave because that teacher had… … recently taken a plane flight to Dallas, Texas for an educational conference. Yes, that’s all. Because the
At high school orientation for my son this evening, I saw this professionally-produced poster hanging in a hallway, posing the question, “What is Religion?”. Apparently the answer is that religion is misunderstood by the poster maker, because the maker’s answer begins by describing religion as
As they blabber on with ridiculous ideas such as the elimination of public schools, Libertarians unintentionally become living examples of how important politically mustered public support of education is.
It’s true that Ken Krawchuk’s educational proposal does not include Jon Roland’s details of children’s militias and robot armies, but fundamentally, the two Libertarian plans are the same:Destroy schools and let American children fend for themselves.
Three years ago, I wrote: Houston area school districts have implanted RFID chips into kids’ ID tags and installed gear around schools and buses to constantly keep track of children’s locations. Get ‘em used to it while they’re young and they won’t think twice about
This morning, I read in the Bangor Daily News and at WGME that Pastor Debbie Phillips of an organization called “Life Choices” was brought to the public middle and high schools of Biddeford, Maine. What happened, what kind of an organization is Life Choices, and
In the Bangor Daily News of December 20 2012, Daniel Patterson of Presque Isle Maine writes that armed guards should be posted in all public schools: “We need armed guards where masses of people, especially children, gather because crazed gunmen target masses of people. I
This year, my daughter’s third-grade class was asked to bring in parents to share family holiday traditions. One of the things my extended family has enjoyed doing over the past four years is singing this “Here Comes Krampus” song when we get together between the
When I picked up the Bangor Daily News this morning, I read columnist Sarah Smiley insisting that she “had to tell” her children about last week’s school shooting incident in Newtown, Connecticut. Adults absolutely have the right to feel the way they want to feel
Houston area school districts have implanted RFID chips into kids’ ID tags and installed gear around schools and buses to constantly keep track of children’s location. Get ’em used to it while they’re young and they won’t think twice about it when they’re grown. Where