Milton High School has really rolled out the welcome mat for a group of 10 exchange students and a teacher from China.
I got to meet them Wednesday, and it was really a lot of fun hearing first-hand about the differences between the Chinese education system and the U.S. one:
At Heibei Middle School, the average class size is about 60 students, the teacher said.
There’s no school dances in China. They have evening activities, but they all have an academic/cultural aspect to them, like art, music lessons or calligraphy.
Chinese students go to school year-round
And for anyone who didn’t know that Milton was hosting the students, the high school literally had a sign posted outside:
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Much like the debate over the
financial backing of firearms manufacturers, the debate about gun control is raging, with some people advocating for stricter gun controls, while others are saying that it’s not the guns that are the problem – it’s about treating mental illness and how entertainment glorifies violence.
Read more of my local coverage of the issue at
I posted the question on Facebook yesterday and got a bunch of responses. Here are a few:
What’s your take? Should we get tougher on guns or focus on other factors?
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