"We have to investigate this. And we don't want to constantly disrupt education while we do that."
- JOHN DEASYSuperintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. The entire faculty at Miramonte Elementary School, where two teachers were arrested last week on accusations of child sexual abuse, will be replaced by new teachers this week.
"Israel and Thailand have well-trained teachers carrying weapons and keeping their children safe from harm. It can work in Wisconsin."
- REP. FRANK LASEEthe Wisconsin state legislator, who suggested arming teachers, principals and other school authorities as a deterrent to school violence
"I thought about the consequences and talked to teachers, so I knew what was going to happen."
- IAN BARRY,17, who smoked a marijuana joint during a presentation at his Washington high school about drug legalization. He was arrested and suspended
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