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originally posted by: LukeDAP
I don't understand why cops were needed? She broke the cell phone rule. She continued to do that. She would NOT obey the rule. Fair enough. Suspend her. Send her home for a week. Make sure that stays on her record or something. Problem solved.
Punishment should not equal violence.
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
a reply to: theyknowwhoyouare
Several things: One is not to be insulting. It is uncalled for.
2: The girl broke the rules. We all have rules in our lives, that we have to abide by and not just the laws, and failure to comply with said rules have consequences, including some that are far worse than what this girl got. If you don't pay rent, you lose your place to live. If you do not show up to work on time, you lose your job. If you do not pay for utilities, they turn them off. This is no different, but what many tend to be ignoring is the fact that most schools are no longer allowed to punish students. If they do, then they face law suits by the parents. So if the school is not allowed to punish the student, and the student is disrupting class or making it hard for others to learn, what is the school to do? They call the cops and get them involved.
The only solution is to allow for schools to take a hand in punishing students again, and back the school, not just the student, especially when the student violates the rules. And right now cell phones and other items like that is a very touchy subject and issue. After all if you do not think about such then perhaps you can explain how such is a good idea to say the parents of the thirty high school students in San Diego who are all facing felony charges, stemming from all having cell phones.
originally posted by: Iamthatbish
It really does. Were you aware the no tolerance policy had to be revoked because it was negatively effecting minorities?
Another interesting fact is schools routinely have children under the age of 18 sign documents they hold them leegally accountable to.
Why are schools getting away with doing illegal things? The purpose of school resource officers is officially to help PR between the public and LEO. Its a failure.