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  •  Put them to work rebuilding/repairing (3+ / 0-)
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    willyr, maryru, dolfin66

    inner city schools. They could be classified as apprentices, with contracts only going to those firms that agree to hire a large percentage of teens, young adults who have either just graduated, or never graduated. It would provide training, as well. Essentially, no kids, no contract.

    I think, therefore I am. I think.

    by mcmom on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 12:12:08 PM PST

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    •  Interesting.... (1+ / 0-)
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      The bottom line of having kids doing SOMETHING positive gets them off the corner and out of the crack houses.  We better do something pretty damned soon.  Read my diary on the 15% solution to saving our country.

      "Have a beginner's mind at all times, for a beginner knows nothing and learns all while a sophisticate knows all and learns nothing." - Suzuki

      by dolfin66 on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 02:52:24 PM PST

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