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Florida school district puts armed deputies on school buses
Fox News ^ | May 16, 2014

Posted on 05/17/2014 9:59:34 PM PDT by Olog-hai

After the release of a video that allegedly showed two students pummeling another student, a Florida school district, for the first time, is ordering armed deputies on board buses to alternative high schools for at-risk students. […]

“We are going to have order on that bus one way or another,” Dick Mullenax, a member of the Polk County school board, said. “We provide transportation to those schools, but if they can’t behave, we will see where we go from there.” …

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1 posted on 05/17/2014 9:59:34 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Scared straight therapy.


2 posted on 05/17/2014 10:01:51 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'I never said that you can keep your doctor . Republicans lie about me ')
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To: Olog-hai

Just like a prison bus...


3 posted on 05/17/2014 10:03:13 PM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: Olog-hai

Alternative schools?

How about reform schools and chain gangs, instead.


4 posted on 05/17/2014 10:04:39 PM PDT by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Olog-hai

Guns? Around Children?

What are those liberals thinking?


5 posted on 05/17/2014 10:06:33 PM PDT by Petruchio (Democrats are like Slinkies... Not good for anything, but it's fun pushing 'em down the stairs.)
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To: Thumper1960

These are called “alternative behavioral management schools”, so it looks to me like a watered-down version of the reform school.


6 posted on 05/17/2014 10:08:25 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: sickoflibs

Why have armed guards when you only have to throw the violent punks off?


7 posted on 05/17/2014 10:09:03 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: null and void

Right! This is what we get with the breakdown of our education systemand all the political crap that has been infused into our system.


8 posted on 05/17/2014 10:11:43 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: Olog-hai

When I think of the word “deputy” I think of a county deputy sheriff. What kind of “armed deputies” are they talking about? The school board can’t “order” the county to put deputies on their busses.

With that said, it won’t be worth the time and money unless they have the authority to do what needs to be done.


9 posted on 05/17/2014 10:14:00 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Olog-hai

Why bother. They won’t let them shoot them. We had marines for bus drives when I was a kid. They usually just cared a side arm.


10 posted on 05/17/2014 10:17:49 PM PDT by ThomasThomas (Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.)
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To: Jonty30
RE :”Why have armed guards when you only have to throw the violent punks off?”

They are not guards. Even the title says that.

11 posted on 05/17/2014 10:27:13 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'I never said that you can keep your doctor . Republicans lie about me ')
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To: Olog-hai

Why are we paying to attempt to school children who refuse to behave or learn?

Just EXPEL THEM AND THAT’S THAT!

No deputies. No fights on the bus. No scared students or teachers.

What’s the difference? They’re out on the street causing havok when they aren’t in school. So at least they won’t ALSO be IN the schools causing havok.

They’ll either end up dead, in jail, or they’ll decide to try to turn their lives around later and get a GED on their own when THEY decide they want it.

What shred of “education” can possibly be happening at any point during the day when right off the bat you have a bus that’s too dangerous to ride?


12 posted on 05/17/2014 10:46:17 PM PDT by Advil000
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To: Olog-hai
Are these Obama’s sons on these busses?
13 posted on 05/17/2014 11:12:56 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: Olog-hai

I read stuff like this and then think back to my early school days and riding the bus.... It’s as though we have gone through some kind of wormhole and landed on an evil alternate Earth.

Such goings-on seem impossible.

Obamaland is an evil alternate reality and we now live in it.


14 posted on 05/17/2014 11:21:01 PM PDT by Bobalu (What cannot be programmed cannot be physics)
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To: Bobalu

I agree with you.


15 posted on 05/18/2014 1:42:47 AM PDT by itssme
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To: Advil000
Why are we paying to attempt to school children who refuse to behave or learn?

Necessary step in the matriculation process for the yutes.

16 posted on 05/18/2014 2:57:23 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: Thumper1960

My son was sent to an alternativeSchool .
a student tried to stab him in the neck with a pen. He jumped off the bus. The Student chased him and broke his nose. Bus driver insisted he get back on bus. Two good Samaritan brought him home. They came to arrest my son but since he was in the hospital they did not.


17 posted on 05/18/2014 4:16:02 AM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HnodredscottIM all things are possible.)
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To: Donnafrflorida

Btw this happened in Polk county florida.


18 posted on 05/18/2014 4:16:59 AM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HnodredscottIM all things are possible.)
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To: Advil000

Regarding your post #12, I totally agree with you. There is no need to try to educate children who don’t want to be educated. I would add that these children (and children in a lot of other school situations) likely are not educable, i.e., too unintelligent.


19 posted on 05/18/2014 5:52:11 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: Advil000

This retired teacher could not agree with you more.

There should be no place in schools for students who do not want to be there. During my unfortunate year as a public school teacher, 90% of my instructional time was taken up with addressing the poor behavior of 10% of my students. The other students were cheated out of their education by the delinquents.


20 posted on 05/18/2014 6:17:13 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: OldPossum

Must be drive-by Somalis around.


21 posted on 05/18/2014 6:17:43 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Bobalu

I read stuff like this and then think back to my early school days and riding the bus.... It’s as though we have gone through some kind of wormhole and landed on an evil alternate Earth.

&&&
There was a time when parents raised their children to behave in a civil manner.


22 posted on 05/18/2014 6:18:29 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Olog-hai

First the “Short Bus window lickers” got a special bus, then the “behaviorally challenged” population get the “Barred Window, complete with armed guards.

Wouldn’t it be cheaper to arm the teachers and let them thin the herd as needed?


23 posted on 05/18/2014 6:23:32 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: Jonty30

“Why have armed guards when you only have to throw the violent punks off?”

Answer:
1. Defenestration of offending students, many of whom are obese, is difficult due to school buses having small windows specifically designed to prevent the lil’ Bachelor’s Chillin from doing just that to each other.
2. School bus speed is usually too slow for the desired result on the offending student. The Thick Skulled/Thick Skin population might survive with only bruises/minor abrasions.


24 posted on 05/18/2014 6:30:46 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: Olog-hai

I saw it on the news and the kid who was assaulted was looking out the window. One of the thugs was not SUPPOSED to be on the bus. He was kicked off the bus when he was in a fight before.


25 posted on 05/18/2014 6:55:28 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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