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When I went to a state school, I didn't derail my education, cut class or get high behind the toilet block. My classmates didn't deal drugs out of their lockers or vandalise the desks. Sure, there were a few kids who were wild, but you'll find those in any school -- the private kids just wear fancier uniforms, drive nicer cars and take more expensive drugs.
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This week Jean Flynn said private schools should be expelled from the education system. That’s like saying that people who own a Mercedes should pay more in registration. Or they shouldn’t be allowed on the road.
After listening to Sarah Haynes' powerful and thought-provoking graduation speech, I wanted to yell "Go girl!!!" and give her the world's biggest high-five.