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Hey, kids! Hate school? Don’t tell Facebook!

October 6, 2009

High school sucks. Did you forget? Don't believe it? Check out Facebook.

Contrary to the evidence on Facebook student pages however, high schools aren't the only educational institutions capable of totally sucking.

Even schools you elect to attend, for example, the Salon Professional Academy of Elgin, Ill., can also act as an oxygen vortex. At least that's the opinion of a Nicholas Blacconiere, an academy student under legal fire for enshrining his negative opinions and those of others on a private page he posted on the world's most popular social networking site...