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School issues are a cause for concern

Published: Saturday, April 26, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

OK, when did schools get more police powers than the police themselves?

If schools want passwords to computers on school property, fine; but demanding them for computers off school grounds is a whole other thing.

If there’s a problem, call the parents in and sit down and discuss it like human beings. Let’s leave the police for the last resort.

Regarding medical marijuana, the school is saying that a patient isn’t going to be allowed their medicine prescribed by a doctor? Not even if it’s dosed out by the school nurse?

The pot laws in Illinois are some of the strictest in the nation, and the only way someone is getting access to it is if they have a real need. I can see the lawsuits already from this.

Regarding concealed carry, the state laws allow someone to put their weapon in a locked trunk, even in places where they are not allowed. But even with the school board’s permission, it won’t be allowed? Haven’t we seen enough slaughters at schools to learn anything?

Even if you don’t want to allow teachers with a permit to carry [a weapon] in class, there should be exceptions to someone, even if it’s just the principal or some office people.

And why would you advertise that not only will everyone be disarmed in school, but will not even be allowed access to a weapon in their cars? So the school will be responsible for everyone’s security?

We have a grade school, middle school, and high school right in a row; hopefully, some nut won’t figure this out.

And e-cigs: OK, so these won’t be allowed.

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