Category Archives: Education

Free-range chickens, cooped-up kids

Here’s an amazing story. Amazing as in dreadful. A South Carolina mom just got arrested for letting her kid go play in a park.
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Can they build it? No they can’t!

Here’s a surprise. Ontario’s all-day kindergarten program to produce the creative, secure, early developing multicultural Wunderkinds of the future is in trouble. Cost overruns? Pedagogic issues? Um no. Seems they haven’t managed to build the classroom space on time.
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Kids need hugs, not drugs

Remember when “kids on drugs” meant them smoking joints after school?
Now it’s taking antidepressants during it. What have we done?
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Tribal partisanship

If Rob Ford has a 42% approval rating despite everything, what wouldn’t his supporters like? Being laughed at as dirty hicks, it turns out. But it’s no excuse to act like them.
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The Top Five, Oct. 12

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