1) A substitute teacher brought a strap-on to 6th grade sex-ed class in Jacksonville Florida. Being a
2) Ol' Remus offers a suggestion on how to fund public schools in today's post: The Proposal. Here is just a taste:
...eligibility to vote for school budgets shall be limited to those who pay the school property taxes from which the budget is funded. Members of the school board must also be property tax payers lest they proselytize among the citizenry and studentry to the disadvantage of the taxpayer. Further, eligibility to vote for prospective school board members shall be limited to those who pay school taxes.
"Hear me my friends," Remus exclaimed, one hand over his heart, the other stabbing the sky. "Shall we continue to let those who do not pay decide what funding shall be provided by those who are compelled to pay?
I live in a town that consistently passes school bond measures. Each vote costs me an additional $300-$600/year in taxes.
No bond issue has any requirement for improved test scores or higher SAT scores.
The "YES" voters: renters, Section 8'ers, school employees and other power-napping union members.
I second Ol' Remus' motion!
Click here to read it all. Hilarious.