Friday, January 14, 2005

Educational technology update

Have I mentioned how I feel about the homeschool movement lately?

On a spring day, Susan Lawrence was flipping through a magazine, Home School Digest, when she came across an advertisement that took her breath away. In it, ''The Rod," a $5 flexible whipping stick, was described as the ''ideal tool for child training."

"And another problem with the public schools nowadays--these namby-pamby rules against corporal punishment. The vice principal used to whip my ass three times a week, and look how great I turned out..."

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