Sunday, October 15, 2006

Another Albany No-Brainer

I guess I'm the only one who sees this for what it is. Attention, parents, educators, police, social workers... change this poor soul's name to Bob or Brian or "Bo" and I think you'll find you've won half the battle!
ALBANY -- While most adolescents navigate their first year of high school, one city youth will have his own learning experience behind bars.
Intelligent Infinite Botts, 14, had already served a yearlong sentence in the 2005 stabbing of a fellow Philip Livingston Magnet Academy student.

Now, after violating probation -- and pleading guilty Oct. 6 to the August assault of a city 12-year-old -- Botts is headed back to jail for 15 months.
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While on the subject of names, "Magnet Academy" is a great name for that school: it's a proven magnet for trouble. And will somebody with an ounce of sense PLEASE re-name Xcstasy Garcia before it's too late?



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