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    Filed at 7:06 am under by dcobranchi

    Schools are locking the inmates students in with ever greater frequency. A great quote:

    Overreacting has been part of our process since Columbine.

    That pretty much characterizes the state of the g-school today: Lockdowns, zero-tolerance, etc.

    I think I’m going to institute these lockdown practices in our “school.” I just wandered through the cafeteria area (otherwise known as the kitchen) and found several deadly weapons (otherwise known as knives) just lying about. Bah! Just another good reason to home educate.

    3 Responses to “LOCKDOWNS”

    Comment by
    May 20th, 2005
    at 11:04 am

    You think knives are bad?

    My child made a terroristic threat to her brother just moments ago. I don’t know what to do — I’m all out of cable ties.

    I tell you, it’s because of that almanac we bought…

    Comment by
    Ian Lewis
    May 20th, 2005
    at 1:26 pm

    I have also heard that some home educators keep drugs (i.e. bottles of wine and beer) within reach of the children.

    Comment by
    May 20th, 2005
    at 2:03 pm

    Well, I must confess that we allow our elder son to consume large quantities of the most used chemical stimulant*.