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2 teachers suspended for barking at girl
upi ^ | March. 3, 2012

Posted on 03/04/2012 7:43:00 AM PST by JoeProBono

WARREN, Ohio, Two middle-school teachers in Ohio have been suspended for barking at a student who allegedly barked at another teacher.

Meghan Montgomery told WFMJ-TV in Youngstown she disciplined her daughter after school officials in Warren told her her daughter had misbehaved in a music class. But she said two teachers who were not involved in the initial incident didn't let the matter drop.

"The teachers had the whole classroom barking at her and calling her a dog and taunting her and just being mean to her," Montgomery said.

Annette Constantino, who has been teaching in Warren for 11 years, was given a two-day suspension and Judith Brown, a 16-year veteran, got five days. Montgomery called the penalties "a slap on the wrist."

"The two teachers called me and tried to justify themselves," Montgomery said. "Ms. Constantino said that she was trying to let Marissa know how it felt."

The suspensions begin Monday.

"The school has adopted a zero tolerance against bullying but it seems like that only applies to the students," Thomas Eldridge, Marissa's grandfather, told the TV station.


TOPICS: Education
KEYWORDS: annetteconstantino; judithbrown; meghanmontgomery; ohio; publicschools
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1 posted on 03/04/2012 7:43:02 AM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

“Ms. Constantino said that she was trying to let Marissa know how it felt.”

...these liberal, union thug boneheads are assaulting and taking advantage of kids with more regularity. They know there’s no punishment, they’ve been emboldened by others across the country who are doing these things and getting away with it.


2 posted on 03/04/2012 7:48:42 AM PST by albie
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To: JoeProBono

Too bad that teachers now days are not allowed even to slap a student on the wrist. I had a grade school teacher that would crack you on the knuckles with a ruler.


4 posted on 03/04/2012 7:50:04 AM PST by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: JoeProBono
Sadistic cliques are the root of all school massacres.

5 posted on 03/04/2012 7:50:10 AM PST by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: mountainlion

Well..unfortunately as you can see by the article the teachers act like the very children they’re suppose to be teaching.


6 posted on 03/04/2012 7:53:25 AM PST by CommieCutter
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To: mountainlion

I had a teacher who was an ear pincher and another who would tug on the hair at the base of your neck.


7 posted on 03/04/2012 7:53:47 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: mountainlion
I had a grade school teacher that would crack you on the knuckles with a ruler.

same here

Mrs. Hand...4th grade

8 posted on 03/04/2012 7:56:20 AM PST by digger48
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To: JoeProBono

No way. I’m not pinging the Doggy list. Not going to do it. No sir.


9 posted on 03/04/2012 7:57:07 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: RoosterRedux

No, that’s a happy little girl with a horrible medical condition.


10 posted on 03/04/2012 7:58:37 AM PST by SuzyQue
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To: cripplecreek
Sixth grade: we had a "holy water" thrower. She'd run up and down the aisles "getting the devil out".

Poor Sister Britta...She had the shakes by the time we left. Saw her years later...no shakes.

11 posted on 03/04/2012 8:01:03 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: JoeProBono; mountainlion; cripplecreek
Bring back the good old days. You acted out in class and the punishment was immediate and lingering. The experts knew how to hit you right where the a$$ cheek meets the leg.

Things are so out of control an apology is in order for calling a slut a slut. And even worse, apologizing to other governments when our citizens are murdered.

12 posted on 03/04/2012 8:02:19 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: CommieCutter

Yeah I’m glad my teachers were adults.

Just last week I got word that my former high school science teacher is in a nursing home in a bad way. He has an inoperable brain tumor and has lost his sight and ability to speak but his mind is clear.

I sent him a card for his son to read to him to tell him that I appreciated what he had done for me. I also told him that all those after school detentions were intentional because I did like him and that I learned more in that after school hour than any other time.


13 posted on 03/04/2012 8:03:53 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: SuzyQue

She actually is a happy little girl! Just a lame attempt at humor on my part.


14 posted on 03/04/2012 8:07:22 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Newt: Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less. Barack Obama: Have Algae, Pay More, Be Weird.)
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To: mountainlion

15 posted on 03/04/2012 8:10:24 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: digger48

Heck, 8 years of Catholic school and it wasnt til I got to high school before I figured out a ruler was used for measuring things.
I have seen books, erasers,ruler and chalk thrown at kids when they screwed up.
It may not have been the best way of doing things, but it got the point accross.


16 posted on 03/04/2012 8:12:47 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: RoosterRedux
I was thinking it was Kathy Griffin...


17 posted on 03/04/2012 8:13:28 AM PST by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Caipirabob

Mon Dieu! My eyes!!!!


18 posted on 03/04/2012 8:15:19 AM PST by RoosterRedux (Newt: Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less. Barack Obama: Have Algae, Pay More, Be Weird.)
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To: bigheadfred

One guy had to make his own paddle in shop class for his own punishment.


19 posted on 03/04/2012 8:17:26 AM PST by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: mountainlion

So you support the barking teachers? Did you read the article?


20 posted on 03/04/2012 8:19:15 AM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: RoosterRedux

She has the eyes of a little girl who knows she is loved. Just looking at her picture, I noticed that I was smiling.


21 posted on 03/04/2012 8:25:43 AM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: JoeProBono

Put the teachers and the girl on leashes for a week.

That will teach everyone a lesson.


22 posted on 03/04/2012 8:27:30 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Aw, come on, Sweetheart! LOL!


23 posted on 03/04/2012 8:28:17 AM PST by floralamiss
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To: floralamiss

I’ll bark for you, darling ;-)


24 posted on 03/04/2012 8:32:01 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Caipirabob

Now I’m blind, again.


25 posted on 03/04/2012 8:35:10 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: autumnraine; mountainlion
So you support the barking teachers?

Are you woofing me?

I would bet this isn't the first incident with this student. I would bet there are a group of teachers sick of her crap.

26 posted on 03/04/2012 8:36:19 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: JoeProBono

I wonder if she barked like this guy does in this video?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BR6DaBawsZI


27 posted on 03/04/2012 8:43:18 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: autumnraine

So you support the barking teachers? Did you read the article?

Is this a hit piece against the teachers or the child?

Nothing is said of the misconduct of the girl.


28 posted on 03/04/2012 8:43:18 AM PST by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: cripplecreek
I had a teacher who was an ear pincher

Finger nail on the underside of the ear lobe. Leaves no visible marks.

29 posted on 03/04/2012 8:46:33 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: Caipirabob
WOOF...!!!
30 posted on 03/04/2012 8:47:03 AM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Caipirabob

So much for the rest of my oatmeal...Thanks ;)


31 posted on 03/04/2012 8:51:30 AM PST by johnnyd
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To: mountainlion

The “misconduct” of the girl was taken care of home.

What, you think torture and humiliation of a child that has already suffered a parental punishment is ok?

Are you sadistic? Or do you think the children’s discipline should ONLY come at the hands of the state government?


32 posted on 03/04/2012 8:55:43 AM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: JoeProBono

Student barked. Teachers barked back.

Student gets coddled. Teachers get suspended.

We are becoming Great Britain.


33 posted on 03/04/2012 8:56:20 AM PST by Lazamataz (If unemployment helps the economy, like the W.H. says, then CONTRACTING CANCER MAKES YOU HEALTHIER!)
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To: bigheadfred

I DON’T CARE IF THEY ARE ‘SICK OF HER CRAP!’

Bark at my kid after I’ve punished her at home and I will make your life hell.


34 posted on 03/04/2012 8:57:16 AM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: autumnraine

You should care if they are sick of her crap. It shows your failure as a parent.

Like I said. Bring back the good old days and lay a board across her butt.


35 posted on 03/04/2012 9:00:38 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Joe 6-pack


36 posted on 03/04/2012 9:01:33 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: mountainlion
I had a grade school teacher that would crack you on the knuckles with a ruler.

I had a math teacher who would gut you with a Bowie knife, then yank your head back by the hair, slice your neck open, and hungrily drink of the gushing fountain of blood.

But that's nothing compared to my science teacher.

37 posted on 03/04/2012 9:02:51 AM PST by Lazamataz (If unemployment helps the economy, like the W.H. says, then CONTRACTING CANCER MAKES YOU HEALTHIER!)
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To: Lazamataz

LOL!


38 posted on 03/04/2012 9:04:48 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: JoeProBono

BUMP


39 posted on 03/04/2012 9:05:40 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: JoeProBono

So, now we see the rest of the story. This girl learned the barking behavior at school. From her teachers. Her mistake was barking at her betters, who then summoned the pack.

It all makes sense now, in a warped sort of way. Good thing those teachers don’t have Tazers.


40 posted on 03/04/2012 9:06:48 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: bigheadfred

I had a teacher that had a barrel stave with a handle carved at one end. The curvature allow for full contact.


41 posted on 03/04/2012 9:08:52 AM PST by Starstruck
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To: JoeProBono

42 posted on 03/04/2012 9:12:28 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: JoeProBono

Accccccccccckkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk! Flashback!

Sister Mary Leadbottom. Yes, I well know that look and posture. Fortunately, I was a very well behaved boy and never received a crack on the hand with the yardstick myself, but I witnessed many a caning in my day.


43 posted on 03/04/2012 9:13:28 AM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (The only priority: Repeal Obamacare)
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To: Lazamataz


44 posted on 03/04/2012 9:16:37 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: autumnraine
The “misconduct” of the girl was taken care of home.

What, you think torture and humiliation of a child that has already suffered a parental punishment is ok?

Are you sadistic? Or do you think the children’s discipline should ONLY come at the hands of the state government?

??????????????????????

45 posted on 03/04/2012 9:39:50 AM PST by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Goodie! Bone jokes aside, I’ll scratch your ears! ;^)


46 posted on 03/04/2012 9:46:33 AM PST by floralamiss
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To: floralamiss

You know I’m always up for some heavy petting!


47 posted on 03/04/2012 9:56:00 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: bigheadfred

You would trust stupid leftist teachers like this with the power to beat students they hate? They love evil and hate good.


48 posted on 03/04/2012 10:09:08 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Joe 6-pack

Come here, good boy! Oh, he’s a good, gooood boy!


49 posted on 03/04/2012 10:10:03 AM PST by floralamiss
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To: autumnraine
You might want to read your child's student code of conduct. The school reserves the right to punish a child should the child misbehave. That punishment may or may not be accompanied by parental punishment. If your child cheats on a test then he or she will receive a failing grade. That grade is not replaced with a passing grade when you punish him or her at home. If you don't like the rules then homeschool. That stated, barking back at the child was immature. While progressive methods of punishment are not at all working in our public schools, this incident is certainly bazaar.
50 posted on 03/04/2012 10:26:00 AM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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