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It works for the military in Guantanamo Bay! Carroll County, Georgia has decided to randomly drug test its student body. “It was done ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 09:57 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish won the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Fiction Award this week. I have nothing to say about the book, since I haven’t yet read it. The writer’s name gave rise to ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
It is my opinion that a good number of high school students are being undeserved. Today's schools are catering to the college bound who have the means and desire to continue their education. That ...
by Itsjustmeagain
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 09:13 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I received an email in my inbox last night. It was from my daughter's high school principal. It read: It is with a heavy heart I send this email. Early Sunday morning, March 29th, we were notified ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 11:13 AM PDT with 87 Recommends
In a disturbing and relatively recent turn of events, several female high school and sometimes even female middle school teachers have been arrested and charged with inappropriate sexual behavior. ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The fossil fuel development industry has no shame when it comes to promoting their agenda. They will exploit every human need to feed their greed. A cornerstone of their strategy has always been ...
by Nancy Meyer
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 06:39 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Now we know that Wisconsin Gov Scott Walker is a high school graduate, who after 4 years of college was still 34 credits short of a college degree - making him a college sophomore after 4 years of ...
by pasuburbdem1
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 10:16 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Adolescence is a wretched place—a charnel house chock full of freshly formed skeletons waiting to be shoved into closets and strange erogenous urgings that spring up at the most inappropriate ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 11:59 AM PST with 89 Recommends
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT) We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 6:30 a.m. Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel ...
by P Carey
Comment Count 141 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 03:19 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Lesli Frye, a senior at Oakwood High School in Oakwood, Illinois (located in the west central part of Vermilion County, which is in the east central part of the state), sent out a racist tweet not ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2014 at 11:09 AM PST with 17 Recommends
The Minnesota State High School League has been considering a new proposed transgender student-athlete policy. One should not be surprised that this has brought forth transphobic response from the ...
by rserven
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
A look at my 40th high school reunion (that I still have a glow from) after the jump ...
by Ed Tracey
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
We'll probably never get rid of the guns (or knives, or whatever else people use to kill) but I'm thinking that educating--raising awareness may help to avert violence. I'm just one person (a parent ...
by cobart
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 10:52 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This overhead drone at my son's high school graduation ceremony in Prescott AZ the other day was completely enexpected by everyone I've talked to. It was present the whole time (I presume to record ...
by Jimdotz
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun May 25, 2014 at 12:13 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Hello, Daily Kos! My name is Alec Faber, and I am a high school sophomore in Morris County, New Jersey. For years I have loved politics, and have sought to learn all I can about it. I have been ...
by goestowashington
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 17, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Anais Celini, 18, attends Martin Luther High School in Maspeth, NY. She is a senior and was planning to go to the prom with her boyfriend, Nathaniel Baez. Not so ...
by rserven
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
At Lake Central, the principal decided not to give a moment of silence to a former student that committed suicide. A group of students gathered a sit in to protest this decision. Watch the video ...
by lncolnpk
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 05:42 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
This is my first Diary posting, and it's hours past the time I normally get to bed. Please forgive the brevity of this post and any mistakes I may make in posting this. While I was preparing to ...
by dfsly
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 12:44 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I've shared before that I was teaching at a university in Arkansas when I transitioned. The University of Central Arkansas is located in Conway, about 35 miles north of Little Rock on I-40. I can'
by rserven
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Like many of us, I have been living with what I call "peach hate" most of my life. It is out there--all around and often quite silent. And it is not every peach person, mind you. Of course not. ...
by Yonkers Boy
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 12:14 PM PST with 2 Recommends