Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?

Submission Summary: 0 pending, 15 declined, 3 accepted (18 total, 16.67% accepted)

Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - Blair targets 'career criminals' - in 7th grade

CTho9305 writes: "The BBC has a story about doing more to handle "career criminals". While that sounds good, the scary part is buried in the middle of the article: "Children could also face checks to discover if they are at risk of turning into criminals, at important stages in their development — such as the move to secondary school." Aside from obvious ethical issues, this paragraph raises two very practical questions: how would these checks determine which children are at risk, and what would be done about those who are?"

Slashdot Top Deals

grep me no patterns and I'll tell you no lines.