posted on Feb, 27 2005 @ 12:41 PM
It is blatently clear that this Kid is being made an example of. From the information presented in this article, it could not be made any
IF the kid "shot" the rubber band, as a lot of you are assuming he did, something to take into consideration...most kids are really really
accurate with their aim of those "deadly rubbers"...so what's wrong with this story?...
The punishment does not "fit the crime"...if you wish to look at it as a "crime" in the first place. I agree, it appears, students may not show
respect to their teachers...then again...most of the teachers i have had to deal with in the school system my child is FORCED to be a part of, one way
or another, do not deserve the respect they demand is their due.
To gain respect, you must show respect...and most teachers are just there doing a job...and the "little buggers" in their class room are just that,
their job...kids are not stupid, and they can pick up on this behaviour from adult.
Such actions as this school district has taken will do nothing more than to escalate trouble...not prevent it...and that is the way with FEAR
If i was this kid's parent, i would definitely be seeking legal action against the school district as well as the teacher that made the initial