Two errors from a one-page newsletter sent home from my son's elementary school:
"Lets make 2009 an active and healthy year!" (apostrophe missing)
"Any student who would like to raise money for the American Heart Association, may do so by bringing in donations during the week of Jump Rope for the Heart." (unnecessary comma)
Are schools exempt from promoting good punctuation? No.
Am I personally going to have to teach my children good punctuation? Yes, because I can't rely on the schools.
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