The Absurdity of Public Schooling in a Police State

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

Students in Louisiana Thought This Math Symbol (√ ̅ ) Looked Like a Gun. Police Were Called:
http://www.miamiherald.com/article201604224.html

(Scott Berson) A discussion among students at Oberlin High School in Oberlin, La., about a mathematical symbol led to a police investigation and a search of one of the student’s homes, according to the Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office.

On the afternoon of Feb. 20, detectives investigated a report of terroristic threats at the school, where they learned that a student had been completing a math problem that required drawing the square-root sign.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Public schools… Need I say more?

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