Montgomery County to Give Community Service Credit for Monday’s Protest

In a move that might just cause a ruckus, Montgomery County is offering Community Service credit to High School students who ditch school on Monday and come to the protest on the mall. Of course, pillars of society like conservative talk radio show hosts staged a call-in protest and got six kinds of ticked off at the district. Monday’s protest may well be one of the largest in my years here, and likely one of the largest in recent history.

Frankly, I’m surprised more people aren’t offering credit of some kind to have a front row seat at history, but I guess I understand the ire of conservative radio hosts, I mean, they do get paid to piss people off so….

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

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