Public School Prisons

I'm no big fan of HE&OS (see my neutral blog list), but every once in a while, they have a good entry. Here's one article they pointed out:

Public-School Prisons ---- What Crimes Have Our Children Committed? by Joel Turtel

Here's my favorite part:

Parents, if you don't think this is harsh punishment for your innocent child, ask yourself this. When your spouse pressures you to attend some event you hate, whether a ballet, lecture, or football game, how do you feel? After sitting at that event for only an hour, how do you feel? You are probably angry, irritated, and frustrated. You squirm in your seat or doze off. You can't wait to get out of there. You can't wait to get back to your life and doing the things you love to do.

Well, millions of kids, and probably your child, must sit through this agony of boredom or frustration for 6 to 8 hours a day for 10 years in public-school classrooms. Yet, to repeat, what crimes have your children committed to warrant this horrible punishment?