Saturday, May 27, 2006

Recording Sickening Self-Abuse For Posterity

When I first read this story about some high school students making a video recording of a sex act while in class, I thought that it was some sort of joke.

After all, the incident occurred in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

But when I learned that the students involved
have been suspended, I now know that it's definitely not some sort of elaborate internet prank but yet another sad example of what ails many American public schools.

In all too many cases, students don't view school as a place to prepare for responsible adulthood, but merely as a convenient locale to socialize, defy authority, flout common-sense rules of decent behavior, and waste valuable resources bought and paid for by the U.S. taxpayer.

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