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Originally posted by Asktheanimals
Get used to it. This will continue until we all perceive this as normal.
The government wants everyone to know that they are under their control -kids included.
Call it Hitler Youth lite.
As far as the child goes she needs a reminder to her bottom end.edit on 17-4-2012 by Asktheanimals because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by stanguilles7
Talk about hyperbole. They didnt call in the 'SWAT team. NOr was the child just being 'naughty'. The child was acting violent, and the teacher shave little to no legal right to aggressively detain.They called the cops, because that is the cops job. To deal with an unruly situation.
You seem dead-set on characterizing the cuffing and isolating as violent, even though there is nothing to suggest it was.
You just hate cops, and likely balm others for your own problems.
Originally posted by frugal
Three words....Lawsuit, Lawsuit, Lawsuit....
The child's parents should have been called by the school to pick up their child.
What ever happened to punishment of sitting in time out in the corner? The adults acted insensitively to the situation and tramatized the child. There will be hell to pay for sure.edit on 17-4-2012 by frugal because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Nite_wing
reply to post by smyleegrl
It has to be tought dealing with a child who has those problems. But you realize his problems should not be the problems of others. You are doing your best and taking part. You are taking action and not waiting for others to do your job. The schools should have IEP's for kids with special needs. They deserve an education. Kudos to you for being realistic and showing you do not rely on others to train him. I hope it works out for both him and you.
Originally posted by stanguilles7
Originally posted by lacrimaererum
I fully expect people to defend this action by the police. Thats how it is these days.
Its a very sad state of affairs when it has become acceptable to cuff, and place a 6-year old in a cell. This is not how you treat children.
Its a crime by the people that allow this behaviour to continue.
Its like something you would expect to see in some sc-fi film set in the future where children are arrested and prosecuted just like adults.
Its probably safe to assume this will eventually become the norm in the US. The general population seem too stupid to see what is happening in the country.
While I'm sure its easy to get outraged by the idea of child cuffed and held, ask yourself, how is that any different than being locked in your room?
There's a lot more to this story than is reported, and we have NO idea what the child was actually doing.
The idea the school felt the need to call the cops either shows they over-reacted, or that the child really was acting dangerously, for itself and the kids around it.
I suspect the school called police because they didnt want to be sued by the parents for forcefully detaining an apparently violent child. I mean, they could have easily smacked her and taped her to a chair, but then they'd be sued. So they called the cops. I can sympathize.
What would YOU do, armchair quarterback, if you had to deal with an unruly child in your classroom, while trying to manage another 30 or so kids? Just talk soft and ask the child to sit??
My question is, what the hell is going on going the kids home to make it act out in such a way?
Some of you youngin's have such issues with authority that you just lash out at cops, teachers, anyone, cuz your parents never taught you respect or discipline.edit on 17-4-2012 by stanguilles7 because: (no reason given)