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Of all the zero tolerance crap...
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Of all the zero tolerance crap...

This takes it to a new low. About a year old, but 3rd grade girl gets suspended over Jolly Rancher

It's even stupider than it sounds because.

-It wasn't even her Jolly Rancher (a friend gave it to her).
-The laws in Texas said nothing about kids having candy in schools, but was prohibiting the schools from serving candy.
-She was forced to write an essay on it. AN ESSAY OVER BRINGING A JOLLY RANCHER.

And of course, there are people (luckly a small minority) in the comments section who are defending the school, spouting the "rules are rules" cliche. Somehow if we let her "get away" with the jolly rancher incident, she will grow up to be some kind of criminal.

And for really rage inducing comments, [url="http://www.parentdish.com/2010/05/12/sweet-tooth-gets-girl-10-a-week-of-detention/?icid=main|hp-desktop|dl3|link4|http%3A%2F%2Fwww.parentdish.com%2F2010%2F05%2F12%2Fsweet-tooth-gets-girl-10-a-week-of-detention%2F"]check out this article.[/url]

Even if they are a minority, I can't believe anyone can defend such bullshit.
06-24-2011 11:57 AM
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Ridiculous ain't it? If that was my kid I would tell the school to suck my dick and that she isn't attending anymore.

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06-24-2011 12:16 PM
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A Comment Wrote:that's where this country is going to hell in a handbasket, kid's nowadays have very little discipline, and even less punishment when they do something wrong, so why abide by the rules. if we dont start making and holding true to harsher punishments, even for little thing's (that's where it starts) then there is no fear if a person does something wrong, we've already taken god out of just about everything.
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I'm not surprised, people these days are stupid as fuck. I'd tell them to suck my dick and my daughter can wipe her ass with that essay.

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06-24-2011 08:57 PM
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Holy fucking hell. This is the worst piece of crap i have ever seen. I've seen some pretty bad stuff to. My brother got in trouble for having a pencil grip on the playground.

I doubt my faith in the world now.

"Ask them no more questions, never hear them lying"

People say the problem with me is I have psychotic tendencies and care not about other human beings I don't like and or know. So?
06-25-2011 01:57 AM
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Quote:Yes, lady. Please put your child in a private school! That will be a big favor to those of us who realize that once rules are set, they are set for everyone---not the rest of the kids minus your daughter.

Agree or not, fair or not, is not the issue. Life isn't always fair. The issue is that your child brought items to school that are not allowed. Why don't you teach her about knowing and following the rules that an institution has set? That will be a bigger favor in the long run.

In other words, "We don't have the ability to understand the difference between breaking a silly school rule and commiting a henious crime. Just follow the rules and don't even attempt to question the reasoning behind them."
06-25-2011 04:46 AM
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smart comment Wrote:karmabottle: Put a lid on it! I don't care how many "no candy" rules you set.....kids are going to eat it. She got it from a friend, she didn't bring it (read the article before you open your trap) and naturally.....as with any kid.....she took it. She's not some renegade outlaw out to destroy Texas and break all the rules. She's a 10 yr old kid who did exactly the same thing that your kid would have done, she took the candy.......and don't pretend like your precious, law abiding , non rule breaking baby wouldn't have.....because they all will. IT'S CANDY!!!

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Quote:Yes, lady. Please put your child in a private school! That will be a big favor to those of us who realize that once rules are set, they are set for everyone---not the rest of the kids minus your daughter.

Agree or not, fair or not, is not the issue. Life isn't always fair. The issue is that your child brought items to school that are not allowed. Why don't you teach her about knowing and following the rules that an institution has set? That will be a bigger favor in the long run.

A person like this will never make a difference and only help to further our species into the ground. He philosophy is essentially... "spread em, smile, and take it." Fuck that.

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See this is where I would get creative. If I were the mother I would've gone out to the store and purchased twenty bags of jolly ranchers and passed them out to everyone involved in the punishment of my daughter. Then I would've sent my daughter to school every day with a peice of candy and a note to the principal daring them to punish her again.
06-25-2011 05:21 AM
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.Manicrose. Wrote:
A Comment Wrote:that's where this country is going to hell in a handbasket, kid's nowadays have very little discipline, and even less punishment when they do something wrong, so why abide by the rules. if we dont start making and holding true to harsher punishments, even for little thing's (that's where it starts) then there is no fear if a person does something wrong, we've already taken god out of just about everything.
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UnschoolShqiponjë Wrote:Ridiculous ain't it? If that was my kid I would tell the school to suck my dick and that she isn't attending anymore.

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06-29-2011 06:04 AM
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It would have been even more laughable if she was given it because she recently did an hypoglycemia crisis. (friends can be like that, keeping you from ending up in a hospital because they want you all for themselves. how egoistic.) (I know some schools take every edible thing out when the kids enter, or at least try, even sugar cubes.)

Ah ah, and they confiscated it at lunch, too! Cuckoo
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