Drug war sends emotionally troubled k...

Drug war sends emotionally troubled kids to Texas

There are 2 comments on the Star-Telegram.com story from Nov 28, 2011, titled Drug war sends emotionally troubled kids to Texas. In it, Star-Telegram.com reports that:

The classroom falls silent as the teacher explains that victims of violence go through specific psychological stages in the aftermath of an attack.

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Vietnam Vet

United States

#1 Nov 29, 2011
This is proof that US Taxpayers money is being wasted on the problems of a foreign countries problem . This is pure unadulterated BS .Every penny spent is a crime and should be deducted from the school boards pay .

Kathy Ortega, director of counseling for the El Paso district, said officials do not keep track of how many students traumatized by border violence seek help, but the number includes both kids who have moved to Texas and others who still live in border cities but cross into the U.S. for school.

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CrankyFranky

Austin, TX

#2 Nov 29, 2011
I'm for helping these kids, but is the El Paso ISD being paid for this service by Mexico. The should get paid out of the three-billion we send Mexico every year BEFORE it goes to Mexico. So Calderon's and Fox's take will be a little smaller, so what?

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