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  •  What's "Anoka-Hennepin?" (0+ / 0-)
    I read accounts of Anoka-Hennepin...
    I used to live in Minneapolis. Minneapolis is in Hennepin County, and Anoka is a suburb.

    But beyond that, I have no idea what this means.

    Paternity rules, fraternity drools. - Rick Santorum (paraphrased)

    by VictorLaszlo on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 10:23:20 PM PDT

    •  There has been an "epidemic" of teen suicide (2+ / 0-)
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      VictorLaszlo, Cassandra Waites

      In the Anoka-Hennepin school district, largely as a result of a system-wide policy of turning a blind eye towards bullying and anti-gay hate speech.  There were several excellent and heart-breaking exposes on it, including this one in Mother Jones.    Due to the publicity, the national outrage, and the resulting DoJ investigation, the situation appears to be improving.

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