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LostInAnomie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-08-10 09:46 PM
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24. So at what age do we decide to ruin these kids lives?
3rd grade? 4th grade? 5th grade?

What age should we make the final determination that these kids should become part of a permanent underclass?

It's a stupid idea.
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  -We need tough new anti-school bullying laws bluestateguy  Feb-08-10 08:56 PM   #0 
  - what instigated this diatribe?  mattvermont   Feb-08-10 09:00 PM   #1 
  - A lot of attention has been given to a recent case of an Irish girl living in NYState  Captain Hilts   Feb-08-10 09:18 PM   #18 
  - The Repuglicans won't support it because they want  MadMaddie   Feb-08-10 09:01 PM   #2 
  - It's not the kids fault  Auggie   Feb-08-10 09:01 PM   #3 
  - After a certain point, yes, it *is* the kids' fault. (nt)  Posteritatis   Feb-08-10 09:03 PM   #5 
     - Bullying is not always one versus one. Often times it's group vs one.  Auggie   Feb-08-10 09:09 PM   #9 
        - I can single out the group in those cases. (nt)  Posteritatis   Feb-08-10 09:16 PM   #16 
  - "I want their lives ruined. No education. No future."  Raskolnik   Feb-08-10 09:02 PM   #4 
  - Authoritarianism.....You could, and should, teach a class....... n/t  galileoreloaded   Feb-08-10 09:04 PM   #6 
  - no, we don't  paulsby   Feb-08-10 09:04 PM   #7 
  - So you favor a zero tolerance approach?  proud2BlibKansan   Feb-08-10 09:06 PM   #8 
  - Assault certainly is illegal.  KittyWampus   Feb-08-10 09:10 PM   #10 
  - Real good there smart guy  C_Lawyer09   Feb-08-10 09:12 PM   #11 
  - So you start the first day of school and you don't allow it..  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Feb-08-10 09:12 PM   #12 
  - no we don't - there are plenty of laws which already apply and just aren't being enforced.  ddeclue   Feb-08-10 09:13 PM   #13 
  - Those laws were created to encourage civility between neighbors.  TeeYiYi   Feb-09-10 12:42 AM   #32 
     - The laws do indeed apply to kids in school.  Mariana   Feb-09-10 01:25 AM   #34 
        - I did some googling about state laws...  TeeYiYi   Feb-09-10 03:00 AM   #36 
  - Arm the kids with Tommy Guns  Swamp Rat   Feb-08-10 09:14 PM   #14 
  - What is "bullying"?  tonysam   Feb-08-10 09:15 PM   #15 
  - There's a huge anti-bullying campaign going on in Britain right now. Even GoBro got involved. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-08-10 09:16 PM   #17 
  - Here Is The Program Out School Uses:  Dinger   Feb-08-10 09:22 PM   #19 
  - Retaliatory attacks?  proteus_lives   Feb-08-10 09:26 PM   #20 
  - As an alternative to your Zero Tolerance approach...  -..__...   Feb-08-10 09:32 PM   #21 
  - Zero tolerance is set up now in a way that means the VICTIM  tblue37   Feb-08-10 09:33 PM   #22 
  - I don't think we should push any anti-school legislation.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Feb-08-10 09:40 PM   #23 
  - So at what age do we decide to ruin these kids lives?  LostInAnomie   Feb-08-10 09:46 PM   #24 
  - Hmm. Challenging question.  bluestateguy   Feb-09-10 01:19 AM   #33 
     - So around 10-11 is the age you think children are mature enough to forfeit their future?  LostInAnomie   Feb-09-10 01:44 AM   #35 
  - 5th grade  BeFree   Feb-08-10 09:47 PM   #25 
  - When I was in 6th grade in middle school  Roon   Feb-08-10 09:59 PM   #28 
  - We need to have some kind of discipline in schools first  AwakeAtLast   Feb-08-10 09:56 PM   #26 
  - I'm for putting them in jail and locking them up.  Xenotime   Feb-08-10 09:58 PM   #27 
  - You seriously lack perspective on this issue.  LeftyMom   Feb-08-10 10:01 PM   #29 
  - Before going down that route read about a "highly effective" anti-bullying  snagglepuss   Feb-08-10 11:31 PM   #30 
  - Issue every child a handgun, and teach them how to use them on day one  Hugabear   Feb-08-10 11:38 PM   #31 
 

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