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Teacher Has to Resign After Taking Sick Student to the Hospital and Paying Her Bill

Offbeat  (tags: Children, Conflict, Court, Education, Health, Law, Medicine, Scandal, USA )

- 1539 days ago -
A former Red Bank, Tennessee teacher claims she was forced to resign from her position - all for taking a sick student to the doctor and paying the bill.

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Brad H (21)
Friday April 4, 2014, 7:30 am

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Friday April 4, 2014, 7:33 am

Kit B (276)
Friday April 4, 2014, 7:35 am

Though it seems like a good deed, some parents might consider this interference with their parenteral rights. The only time teachers can remove a child from school grounds is with the direct permission of the parents, for obvious reasons. I believe that is true for all public schools in the US.

Kamia T (89)
Friday April 4, 2014, 11:40 am
Something doesn't sound right here. The student is supposedly a high-school student, yet is 20 years old?! Also, if you've already been warned, then any prudent person would contact the school principal / superintendent, and either get permission or instructions how to handle the situation. There's information missing here, I just can't put my finger on what.

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Sunday April 6, 2014, 4:45 am

Athena F (131)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 4:56 am
thank you

Warren Webber (26)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 6:59 am
Live long & prosper!

Connie O (44)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 8:52 am
noted, thx

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 2:50 pm
Awful! She did the right thing!
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