Does it make me a bad person to admit I would have loved to have access to a smart phone and watch when I was in school? Soon, students at a Missouri high school will get to experience learning like I did as those devices will be banned.
While some schools in the Tri-States have already started their summer vacation, Quincy Public Schools don't officially begin their summers until Friday. With school not in session for the summer, do Quincy drivers still need to slow down in school zones?
When I went to school in New York State I never started until after Labor Day. When I lived in New York State, I never went to school during the month of August. When I moved out to the Midwest I started going to school during the third week of August.
Schools and school groups are always trying to raise money for a variety of worthy causes. It's pretty common to come across school kids selling anything from frozen foods to yearbook ads to magazine subscriptions. In fact, when you were in school, you probably also participated in fundraisers. What was your favorite?
New York City is just the latest school district to be rocked with a large-scale high school cheating scandal, this one involving state exams and cell phones.
Earlier this year there were also high profile cases of mass cheating in Houston and Long Island.