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Not Nostalgic

I dropped out of school when I was fifteen, and it was absolutely the best thing not only for me, but for anyone unfortunate enough to be seated near me.  I’m glad I did, and I wish I could have done it sooner. Force a kid into a room made of cinder-blocks painted pea-green, then …

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Cell Phones, for example…

Instead of banning kids from school for wearing their hair too long or too short and “creating a distraction,” maybe they need to teach kids how to cope with minor distractions without veering off course. I guarantee life is going to throw far bigger distractions in their path than the fashion choices of their peers.

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