Archive | 2015

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Missing Planes, Missing Kids and “Ask the Pilot”

“Flying has gotten safer since the 1980s, but the headlines about the fewer disasters are bigger,” reader Stacey Gordon writes in a note to us, which included a link to Ask the Pilot. The salient part: …Whatever caused the crash of flight 8501, the year appears to be closing on a tragic note. That’s a […]

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The Craziest Zero Tolerance Stories of 2014

This was the year a second grade teacher learned never to bring carpentry tools to school, even as a high school student in a bathing suit was forced to stand outside in the Minnesota winter. And then there’s the kid who was crazy enough to share his lunch. 1. Student, 13, shares lunch, gets detention A […]

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