Posted by: Scott Lee | August 21, 2008

Public schools are “safe havens”

Public schools are succeeding every day with students like these — in ways that go beyond academic achievement — by offering not only a free and appropriate public education, but also a safe haven.

I can not get over the audacity (to still a phrase) of the VEA to call public education a “safe haven.”  They should read about this:

Student killed in shooting at Tenn. school Students in the cafeteria began crying and scrambling to leave, while others tried to get in the room, thinking they had missed a fight, witnesses said. Students began to gather around the victim, said freshman Jared Wohlford, 14. “Everybody started running out real fast saying, ‘He got shot,’ ” he said.


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