Indiana charter schools fail to succeed

  The charter school hype never ceases to bear bitter fruit.  Take the state of Indiana.  Nearly 23,000 students attend 62 tuition-free, public charter schools in Indiana.  Under Indiana law, the mayor of Indianapolis can authorize charter schools and he has sponsored about 20. Another three are authorized by traditional public schools in Lafayette and […]

Our society is killing our children, opening a Pandora's box for its future

A mark of mental health is the ability to repress our knowledge of the world’s cruelty, to be able to live in peace though surrounded on all sides by horror and violent death… It is ironic that if a depressed patient walks into my office and says that the world is so grim that he […]

12 Year old gets the bracelets for doodling in school: Zero-tolarance and leave no child behind without cuffs

Alexa’s hands were cuffed behind her back, and tears gushed as she was escorted from school in front of teachers and — the worst audience of all for a preadolescent girl — her classmates. “They put the handcuffs on me, and I couldn’t believe it,” Alexa recalled. “I didn’t want them to see me being handcuffed, thinking I’m a bad person.”