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Stay at home mom to a great 11 year old boy. He's always had the attention span of a gnat, but is creative, compassionate and usually voted friendliest kid in the class. We're navigating the waters of the California public school system in one of the better districts. It's been a mixed bag and half the time I wish I'd started him in private, but from a social perspective, we've really enjoyed the community that surrounds our top-rated public elementary.
Post in: Should schools require students to buy lunch? May 11, 2012
what an incomplete question!
Post in: To what extent should schools be held responsible for bullying? October 3, 2011
These "no tolerance" policies need to focus more on the bully and not the bullied. Penalizing a kid who defends himself is inexcusable.... More »
Post in: Should schools teach sex ed? September 25, 2011
Should they? I don't know. I think parents should, but I can see just from this post how many "busy" parents would rather have somebody... More »
Post in: Peanut free schools? August 28, 2011
Really, you would ask the school to drop PB&J because your kid is allergic? Since when did packing our kids a healthy home lunch become such... More »
Post in: how can i and my friends make the school uniform go away in cortney middle school? August 28, 2011
Yeah, absolutely work with the school and don't turn it into an "us vs. them" thing. You may feel nerdy or whatever i your uniforms,... More »