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Originally posted by snusfanatic
reply to post by Cowgirlstraitup7
I love the point about sending your kid to school messy is a crime but sending a kid home messy is not. Kinda reminds me of the whole over-medication issue. When a kid is more normal and well-behaved in the natural environment of the home, but acts out in the out-dated, restrictive classrooms - the answer is often to drug them. Government schools view themselves as having authority and importance above and beyond what goes on in the home. Its sick.
Originally posted by HangTheTraitors
EVERY parent needs to tell their child that anytime they need to use the restroom and are denied, they should get up and GO regardless of what the teacher says. Then the parents and teachers can have a little face-to-face over it if the teachers/principles wish to make a big deal over it.
Originally posted by stanguilles7
I wouldn't go that far. Of course this indecent was an extreme case, but just letting kids excuse themselves at any time from a classroom is incredibly disruptive and not a real solution.
Those tests start in third grade, but the superintendent says ....
the reason the teacher was sticking so closely to MAP testing guidelines,
even for a kindergartner, is because she was trying to simulate the
stringent rules to prepare students for what's to come.