At What Point Do We Call Schools Orphanages?

The city fathers of Buffalo, New York are considering what they call “public boarding schools,” “where students as young as first or second grade would be assured proper meals, uniforms, after-school tutoring and activities.”

“We have teachers and union leaders telling us, ‘The problem is with the homes; these kids are in dysfunctional homes,’” Buffalo school board member Carl Paladino told the Huffington Post. The “Buffalo Institute of Growth would supplement a college-style academic schedule with life skills and social activities that would keep students on campus seven days a week…
http://thefederalist.com/2015/05/04/at-what-point-do-we-call-schools-orphanages/

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