Archive for the ‘Public School Prisons’ Category
A Frontline story asks: In “Medicating Kids,” FRONTLINE examines the dramatic increase in the prescription of behavior-modifying drugs for children. Are these medications really necessary–and safe–for young children, or merely a harried nation’s quick fix for annoying, yet age-appropriate, behavior? See how the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1990 helped to create and fund [...]
This is from The Telegraph: American literature classics are to be replaced by insulation manuals and plant inventories in US classrooms by 2014. A new school curriculum which will affect 46 out of 50 states will make it compulsory for at least 70 per cent of books studied to be non-fiction, in an effort to [...]
I have often written about the ADHD racket, and most recently, I noted the psychotropic drug tyranny taking hold in the government prisons for drugged kiddies. On that note, thank goodness this baby goat (Buttermilk) does not attend Amerikka’s government schools, for she would be a poster child for Adderall. Hat tip from Daniel Kirsner.
In September, a bully security guard with bad boy-style shaved head pounced on a skinny, young girl in a school cafeteria in Palmdale, CA. The girl had committed a crime by dropping a piece of cake on the floor. She cleaned it up, but a security guard repeatedly bullied her into cleaning it up again. [...]
Since truancy causes the government schools to lose out on dough, a school district in San Antonio, Texas has taken to tracking its inmates and their every move through RFID chipping. The Northside Independent School District expects to collect upwards of $2 million in state funding by reversing its poor attendance figures, with the RFID program [...]
A local shop in Detroit’s Midtown must have received a big check from the government in order to fund this hustle. All DPS (Detroit Public School) high schoolers who attend school on count day will receive a voucher for a free pair of Nike shoes. Here is a description of ‘count day’ in the Detroit Free [...]
Peter Orszag, a Bankster and a former Senior Obamaite, is once again pleading to hold children captive in government schools for longer periods of time, otherwise they just get fatter and dumber. He calls this “seasonal learning loss and weight gain.” Here’s another piece from Orszag making the case for keeping kids in the hoosegow [...]
A male inmate of the government school system has been accused of sexual harassment for reciting the lyrics of an LMFAO song that say, “I’m sexy and I know it.” He is six years old and has no clue what it means to “sexually harass” a female.
Do you have a moral obligation to sacrifice the life and happiness and future of your child for the collectivist-altruist false hope that you are benefitting society as a whole with the sacrificial offering? Rhiana Madenberg writes: So for me and my family, we are making the choice to be a part of the greater [...]
Peter Orszag, a former OMB Director and the current Vice Chairman of Global Banking at Citigroup (no revolving doors between Wall Street and Government!), has penned a piece about why children need more time away from their parents and more time in the education hoosegow. It’s time for a change: Schools should remain open until [...]