24 Nov '11, 6pm

Gingrich: Put Poor Kids to Work Cleaning Schools | Care2 Causes

Welcome to Newts version of class warfare. No child in a Private or Boarding School would have to do this, but we should displace union workers trying to support their families with legions of poor 9-16 year olds to scrub walls and floors the way they will have to to have a job as adults. Curently if a child defaces a wall or desk they do have to work to clean up what they have done in most schools, no matter what age or $$$ as long as it can be done safely (No harsh chemicals or fumes). They however should not be mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, washing windows and doing all the other jobs a janitor does in a school. Very few working class poor, middle class kids or downright below poverty level poor kids escape chores at home. Washing dishes, helping set a table, babysitting, cleaning their rooms, whatever is within their physical capability to do..they do. By their P...

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