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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 )

Ray
- 231 days ago - rt.com
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. (27)
Friday April 4, 2014, 7:30 am
thanks
 

Barbara Smit (0)
Friday April 4, 2014, 7:33 am
Madness.
 

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. (79)
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.
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 4:45 am
Noted
 

A F. (132)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 4:56 am
thank you
 

Warren Webber (5)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 6:59 am
Live long & prosper!
 

Connie O. (42)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 8:52 am
noted, thx
 

Debbie W. (117)
Sunday April 6, 2014, 2:50 pm
Awful! She did the right thing!
 
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