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Monday, September 11, 2017

It's September and that means millions of kids are back at school and millions of parents are breathing a sigh of relief. Let's take a peek at what all of those innocent little victims are getting themselves into.

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Today's Random Fact:

Schools that ditch schoolyard rules are actually seeing a drop in bullying, serious injuries and vandalism, while concentration levels in class are increasing. Turns out giving children too many rules hurts their development.

Research on DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) has largely shown it to be ineffective, and in some cases it has increased the use of drugs at schools.

Bonus Fact:

There is a school in Tracy, California named Millennium High School. They're mascot is the Falcon. Yes, they are the Millennium Falcons.

The Pledge of Allegiance was originally conceived by a Christian Socialist, and was then adopted by a flag company as a marketing scheme to sell flags to schools.

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