So it didn’t take long to find out what Obama and the good wife were up to with their Anti-Bullying escapade. Common sense should have predicted a new mandate on behavior and further control of the children. Catch this: “even if it takes place outside the school”. So the schools are now charged with spying on our children.. or face a threat of loss of Federal funds and lawsuits. Re-education camps coming soon, very soon. Who is Ms Ali who is heading up the charge? Here is a transcript at NPR: “The Education Department is launching 38 investigations into possible civil rights violations by schools and colleges in more than 30 states”. Swell
Here tis and More at the Daily Caller:
Education Department officials are threatening school principals with lawsuits if they fail to monitor and curb students’ lunchtime chat and evening Facebook time for expressing ideas and words that are deemed by Washington special-interest groups to be harassment of some students.
Following the discovery of “harassment,” officials may have to require mandatory training of students and their families, according to the Ali letter. “The school may need to provide training or other interventions not only for the perpetrators, but also for the larger school community, to ensure that all students, their families, and school staff can recognize harassment if it recurs and know how to respond… [and] provide additional services to the student who was harassed in order to address the effects of the harassment,” said the letter.
The letter says federal officials have reinterpreted the civil-rights laws that require school principals to curb physical bullying, as well as racist and sexist speech, that take place within school boundaries. Under the new interpretation, principals and their schools are legally liable if they fail to curb “harassment” of students, even if it takes place outside the school, on Facebook or in private conversation among a few youths.
Read more: More at the Daily Caller