• Twitter
  • Facebook
News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
Opening Arguments


So, to get your kid through college, you could start saving money now, perhaps get a second job. Your kid might also have to get a loan that will take years to pay back, and hope and pray for a scholarship. Or, you could just tell your kid to get arrested:

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would grant free college tuition for some juvenile offenders. Supporters say it's a way to encourage troubled youth to get their lives back on track. John Dixon, Deputy Secretary for the MD Department of Juvenile Services says, "The kids the department serves face a lot of obstacles and challenges when they return to the community. This bill will allow kids who are interested in attending public institution to go there tuition free." 

(Via the corner)         


Bob G.
Thu, 03/13/2008 - 8:47am

And THIS rewards honesty, integrity, and otherwise GOOD behavior....HOW?