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Two reported incidents of teachers going off on out-of-control, disrespectful, belligerent, students does not yet a pattern make...

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your clever comments make me wish for the upvote button :)

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It allows people to spend holiday time with their families. No Christmas presents, though, since unemployment benefits are only a fraction of what a paycheck is.

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I read somewhere that the refusal of some to take the asylum offered to them by Mexico makes them ineligible to receive it here in the US. Not versed in how that all works (yet.)

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Kudos for supporting the people who do things the right way.

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One doesn't need biological children of her (or his) own to work well with children, in general. Now, if Pitcher was running for position of Parent-Mentor (or CPS worker,) there might be a point to be made with it.

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Has anyone (other than the people behind it) looked into the actual data behind this restriction? My b.s. meter goes off every time I hear that it is in effect. It is interesting that they nearly halved the 'acceptable' limits of junk in the air in 2006 (down from the 1996 limits.) That made…

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The whole thing would work a lot better if there was some kind of distinction between types of sex offenders. A statutory rape - or an indecent exposure due to peeing outside - charge isn't indicative of the same danger of living near children that a pedophile charge is.

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While the number of expulsions for African American and Hispanic students stayed the same for both years, white students saw the biggest increase from six to nine expulsions."

And what is the explanation for this? I see three possibilities: white students are acting more inapprop…