Ithaca, home of an infamous prison. Institutionalizing American. An icon. What a fitting place to hear of the incarceration of the Internet next week.
Ithaca's Bug Prison: A Rough/Tough/Busy spot!! Ithaca Prison Travel Guide (Unofficial tumble-bug guide).
Along side the incarceration of America, comes job opportunities in selected communities... such as the City of Ithaca.
Ithaca City Job Vacancies: The following are positions that are currently open with the City of Ithaca. You should apply for these positions through the City of Ithaca Human Resources Department, 108 East Green Street, Ithaca NY 14850:
Governor, Convert my school to a prison. - Ithaca School Superintendent. Ithaca Superintendent asks NY Governor Snyder to 'convert my school to a prison.'
NY State should spend the same $30,000 to $40,000 a year it does on prisoners rather than the $7,000 it does a year on students. - Ithaca School Superintendent, 2011.
It's not a fair comparison... Pupils are served around 7.5 hours a day, 180 days a year. However, prisoners are served 24/7/365 [forever]. "If we were to provide schooling, if you would call it that, 24 hours a day to kids, obviously the cost would increase. It would probably be similar or more than what we spend on prisoners."
The superintendent says he's been accused of making this a publicity stunt. He says it has nothing to do with publicity, but rather having a serious dialogue about funding and public education.
Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul ☑
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