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Sound Off for November 1st: Separating kids based on grades

A Tennessee high school is separating students at lunch time based on grades.It's part of a statewide pilot program.  Kids with better grades eat together, while kids with lower grades start lunch late.  Instead they go to the auditorium for a learning lab.What do you think about this?  Does splitting up kids at lunch based on grades make sense?  Is this a form of segregation?Click here to leave your comments inside.

Sound Off for October 31st: Punish teens for trick-or-treating?

Not everyone likes teenagers showing up at their door to trick-or-treat.  Some cities have an ordinance against trick-or-treating teens, and can slap offenders with 100-dollar fines or even jail time.We want your opinion on this issue.  Do you think older kids should be banned from trick-or-treating, and even face fines and jail time?  How old is too old to trick-or-treat?Click here to leave your comments inside.

Sound Off for October 25th: Worried About Head Injuries?

Former NFL quarterback, Brett Favre, has said he's struggled with memory issues in his post-football life. Are you concerned about head injuries in sports?  Would you let your children play football?Click here to leave your comments inside.

Sound Off for October 24th: Are First-Borns Smarter?

This one is sure to stir up some sibling rivalry. A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that first-born children get better grades. According to the study, parents are usually stricter with the first-borns and get a bit more lax when it comes to enforcing TV rules, monitoring homework, and even getting upset over bad grades for subsequent children?What do you think?  Are first-born children smarter?  Do other factors have more to do with determining intelligence?  Sound off!Click here to leave your comment inside.

Sound Off for October 23rd: Legalizing Marijuana

Washington and Colorado became the first states to legalize recreational use of marijuana this past year.And now for the first time, a clear majority of Americans (58%) say the drug should be legalized.This is in sharp contrast to the time Gallup first asked the question in 1969, when only 12% favored legalization.What do you think about this issue?  Do you support the nationwide legalization of marijuana?  Is it time for this change, or do you think it would create more problems than it would solve?  Sound off!Click here to leave your comments inside.

Sound Off for October 22nd: Violent Facebook Videos

Facebook is instituting a policy change that would allow users to post violent videos, including beheadings.These videos will only be permitted if the intent is to "raise awareness" rather than to celebrate violence.What do you think about this issue?  Do you agree with Facebook's decision?  Does this pave the way for other types of banned content?Click here to leave your comments inside.