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Lesson Plans

Re: hopelessness (was: 2-pt. perspective)

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Thu, 21 Oct 1999 01:58:28 EDT

In a message dated 10/20/99 9:36:08 PM Pacific Daylight Time, occti

<< Our charge, for all of us who are concerned, are parents, citizens,
community leaders, is to help them to avoid trouble and deal constructively
with problems so they can get through this stage without getting in too
deep. >>
True. Too often childish pranks are criminalized when there could be other
options. Where I come from the Police often will take the kids home and talk
to the parents as a first resort. If it appears that there are responsible
adults who will undertake control and punishment, the buck stops there.