• Education Secretary Wants Government Boarding Schools: “Certain Kids We Should Have 24/7″

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently spoke at the fourth annual Youth Violence Prevention Summit at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City by an interagency initiative led by the Justice and Education departments. Secretary Duncan discussed the role of public education in reducing youth violence. Secretary Duncan stated that one of the federal government's ideas to curb "youth violence" was to start government boarding schools. He states that there are "certain children we should have 24/7." Do you agree with Secretary Duncan? Should the federal government take the role of "parents" and take some children and put them into government boarding schools so that they have them "24/7" at taxpayers' expense?

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  • Education Secretary Wants Government Boarding Schools: “Certain Kids We Should Have 24/7″

    No
  • Education Secretary Wants Government Boarding Schools: “Certain Kids We Should Have 24/7″

    Terrible idea. Given the modern climate, they'll take any kid who isn't under 24/7 supervision and force them into these "boarding schools."
  • Education Secretary Wants Government Boarding Schools: “Certain Kids We Should Have 24/7″

    Government creates the problem with it's tax rates, that force mothers into the workplace, and then they offer the solution of them taking care of the problem children that they have created. A perfect example of the Hegelian Dialectic. It's also a Red Herring in that there are things of much more importance that need to be addressed - like decades ago.
  • Education Secretary Wants Government Boarding Schools: “Certain Kids We Should Have 24/7″

    You have got to be kidding me? As if they (feds) don't already have tooooooo much to say about our children and the rights of parents to choose what's best for them!