Jason sez, "A new charter school in Wilmington, DE is in the works. The charter? Homeland security! Young adults, titled 'cadets,' will be trained in SWAT and 'prison guard, water rescue, paramedic, fireman, professional demolition and emergency response operator' skills.
Kids are definitely our guinea pigs: give it to them at school, at home and at their Disneyland vacation!"
The Project Manager for the Delaware Academy for Public Safety and Security, New Castle Attorney Thomas Little, signed a contract with Innovative Schools, a professional firm which will coordinate the mechanics of preparing the school for its eventual opening...
The first Principal of the institution is to be Dr. Fred Fitzgerald. A retired Captain in the Marine Corps, Fitzgerald teaches English, speech and debate at New Castle Christian Academy. Fitzgerald is also a former executive for Coca Cola in Jacksonville, Florida, and a former Director of Operations for the Port of Wilmington.
Inequality in Children’s Contexts, USC Sociologist Ann Owens’s paper in American Sociological Review (Scihub mirror), investigates the factors that contribute most to the unequal lives of wealthy and poor American children, and concludes that the single most significant factor is the neighborhood that the children’s parents live in.
The Freedom of Information Act specifies that government agencies must give a discount to “educational institutions” when they file requests, but for years, agencies led by the Department of Defense have argued that this discount only applies to faculty, not students, who would have to pay full rate even though they generally have less money […]
Last week, 30 students used a House Judiciary Committee hearing room to hold a debate on mass surveillance in America.
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