Sunday, November 20, 2005

What DO Kids Learn In School?

Just what is it that kids learn from school these days? The “Three Rs” are out, that’s for sure… based on the story of an Ohio family being sued by their school district for “out of district tuition” to the tune of $35,000 because their house straddles the line between two districts, the kids learn that common sense, fairness, integrity and competence are not requirements for running a school district. In spite of the State of Ohio ruling in advance where the kids should attend and the family complying, they were sued anyway, TWELVE YEARS AFTER THE FACT. Seeing a chance to make an easy chunk of change, they got the state to change their ruling long after the kids were gone.

Click for Cincinnati Enquirer article.

So, we learn that:
  • the bullies in the schoolyard taking the little kid’s lunch money aren’t the ONLY bullies

  • the word of a State Agency is of no value

  • there’s no statute of limitations on money-grubbing

  • greed is good if you can collect

  • it’s OK for the government to take advantage of citizens

  • you can find a scumbag lawyer who will argue anything for a buck

  • you can find a moron judge who will buy any slick argument made by a scumbag lawyer if it victimizes an honest citizen who does everything right.

If school districts spent half as much energy on actually trying to teach stuff to kids as they do with $&^$%^$@!$#$^ like this, the students would be GENIUSES.


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