She's Allowed To Teach Kids About Sex, But It's Horrifying What She's Leaving Out

Withholding life-saving information from kids is not helping anything. This is the sort of information that makes me pace around my house and mutter the word "why" over and over.

There are some really easy solutions to prevent spreading disease. Like knowledge, for example.

But teachers in some parts of the country aren't allowed to talk about those solutions. Like teachers in the states shaded red:

There's a good chance you're not allowed to tell kids everything they need to know about staying healthy.


The places that have the highest rates of infections are the same places that hide truth from kids.

Let's allow our teachers to teach truth.

So we can keep our kids healthy and safe.

Good thing nothing is keeping kids from learning things out of the classroom. Right?

Er ... about that...

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Sometimes the smallest gesture can turn your entire day around. You find a $5 bill in the pockets of your jeans. There's no traffic on the way home from work. Or by some divine intervention, you get 11 chicken McNuggets in your 10-piece box.

Of course, if you've ever had such a blessing, you know your first thought is, "Must be some sort of mistake."

But do you return the extra McNugget? Nope. You don't even feel an ounce of guilt for it. You dunk it in barbecue sauce and relish it like a gift from the gods.

A former McDonald's employee in Edmonton, Canada let the world know that sometimes an extra McNugget is not a mistake and he's become a viral hero.

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When Iowa Valley Junior-Senior High School principal Janet Behrens observed her students in the cafeteria, she was dismayed to see that they spent more time looking down at their phones than they did looking at and interacting with each other. So last year, she implemented a new policy that's having a big impact.

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Children in middle school can be super shallow when it comes to fashion. To be part of the in-crowd, you have to wear the right shoes and brand-name clothing, and listen to the right music.

The sad thing is that kids that age can be so creative, but they're forced into conformity by their peers.

Some people never escape this developmental phase and spend their entire lives wasting their money on material goods and judging those who do not or can not.

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They say that kids say the darnedest things, and seriously, they do. Anyone who has spent any significant amount of time with young children knows that sometimes the things they say can blow your mind.

Since teachers spend more time around little kids than anyone else, they are particularly privy to their profound and hilarious thoughts. That's why NYC kindergarten teacher Alyssa Cowit started collecting kid quotes from teachers around the country and sharing them on her Instagram account, Live from Snack Time, as well as her websiteand other social media channels.

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