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Wrong Lesson

Use common sense in truancy cases

May 10, 2013

We do badly enough in educating our children in reading, mathematics and other academic subjects. But when it comes to teaching them common sense, we get an F....

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AaronS

May-10-13 9:05 AM

Common sense in state government. I just spit coffee all over my computer screen.

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mamabear71

May-10-13 9:36 AM

Obviously it doesn't take any writing skill to be published in this paper. The opening paragraph implies that the article will be about children lacking common sense. The article is about a JUDGE having no common sense. The author of this piece should probably find a trusted, educated friend to proofread his work.

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vonklempt

May-10-13 9:52 AM

Common sense is so rare it should be considered a superpower.

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Suttle

May-10-13 11:03 AM

Fear has replaced common sense by our children, teachers and school support personnel. No doubt more common sense is needed, but when a pattern of extreme violence and death has taken place in our classrooms on a regular basis I understand their fear.

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Geezer

May-12-13 4:32 AM

Why did the mother enter a guilty plea if she was innocent of the charges?

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AaronS

May-12-13 12:57 PM

Like most Minnions Geezer, she was petrified by the threats of the prosecutor and the judge of wht all would occur if she didn't now down to their authority. Had she thumbed her nose and demanded her day in court, I doubt Kanawha County could have found 12 people to agree with the county over her.

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