Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Child slavery, too?

Abolish child slavery
By Bain News Service photograph, c. 1909 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
The banners these New York City children wore read, "Abolish Child Slavery."
Were children in Maine also an important part of the labor force in textile mills along the Androscoggin River?

If Waiting for Superman is an accurate representation of the current situation for some students, then we still need to liberate children from intolerable conditions.

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