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Has all the school shootings had any affect on you putting your children in public or even private school?

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Asked by MamaCortney at 12:28 PM on Sep. 10, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • no because as much as i want too, i cant lock them up in our house to keep them safe from everything. but it will make me worry more.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 12:29 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Nope, but I will try to have my son in a private school versus public, but for different reasons.

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 12:29 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • No...crazies can come shoot you anywhere. College, Post Office, Amish Schoolhouse....

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:30 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Nope.

    Answer by pixie_trix at 12:34 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • No. Kids are more likely to be killed by mom and dad at home than at school. I know my husband and I have no plans to kill our son so at home and at school he is as safe as can be. Life happens and sometimes bad things happen. My family doesn't cower down when bad things happen. We live our lives to the fullest daily and deal with things as they come.


    Answer by momtolucas2002 at 12:52 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Nope, matter of fact I now attend the same university as my son, who was a student at Northern Illinois University on Valentines Day 2008. I do wish they would speed up the renovation on Cole Hall, it sits empty and forlorn looking, a sad reminder of what happened.

    My dad always told me you never know whats going to happen, if it is your day to go the fates will find a way, so live each day without fear of the end.


    Answer by emptynstr at 12:55 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Nope

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 1:38 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • No! We are in military school district and the odds of theat happening are way out there

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 1:49 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • very little. i'm more concerned about test scores

    Answer by dragonlady320 at 1:49 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Not really. I can't afford private, and my son has special needs that I'm not completely equipped to handle if I were to homeschool, so I have no option other than public. I have concerns, but I'm not totally afraid.

    Answer by tinamatt at 3:18 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

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