Skip to comments.Teacher's Reward Program Charges Second-Graders for Bathroom Breaks
Posted on 12/02/2012 11:53:38 AM PST by Morgana
The mother of a 7-year-old Irving elementary school student says her son wet his pants in class after his teacher refused to let him use the restroom Thursday afternoon.
"I was absolutely appalled," Sonja Cross said. "I could not believe it."
The first-year teacher at J.O. Davis Elementary awards her students with "Boyd Bucks" for good behavior. Going to the bathroom outside of the three scheduled breaks costs two Boyd Bucks per trip.
Cross' son, an honor roll student, needed to go to the bathroom, but he sat back down because he didnt have any Boyd Bucks, his mother said.
"He tried to hold it as much as he could, but he just couldnt," Cross said. "He came home from school, and he was crying and really upset."
"Really, that's just unhealthy," Cross said. "I think that she had no concern for the children."
Cross complained to the teacher, but didnt like the response.
"Originally when I first spoke with the teacher, she was just going to show my son special treatment, but then I said, 'That's just not good enough. I need for you to stop this for all the children,'" she said.
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This is insane.
you have the homeschool ping?
How does a seven year old get to be an honor roll?
This is abuse, pure and simple.
I know what I would do if I had to go...
Boyd Bucks...Carbon Credits...same thing...it is simply takng a human right and turning it into a privilege—if you behave. This child will be ready for the future of the human race under Agenda 21. More than half of all Americans voted for this future. If the child is black or female, then a huge majority of his or her demographic identity group voted for this future.
They published the parent’s name and the age of the child, but not the teacher’s name. How can they publish a story that is incomplete?
>>How does a seven year old get to be an honor roll?
Breathe, and most importantly: BEHAVE AS INSTRUCTED. Learning is optional.
I had images of “Bonfire of the Vanities” when they called the kid an Honor Student simply for coming to class...
I'm not making excuses for the teacher, but there must have been a reason behind the rule.
I'm not going to be critical of a first year teacher dealing with 20 or more 6 and 7 year olds....and their mothers! I would rather dig ditches!!
The teacher needs to create a Boyd Buck Credit Union where kids can borrow Boyd Bucks off their good behaviour for emergencies like this.
Back in our day a lot of classrooms had it’s own bathroom for the kids.
I have been told some of these modern schools don’t have this just a boys and girls bathroom in the hall. So the kid has to leave the classroom, walk down the hall to go.
I knew a little girl once (5 grade) who was beside her self because the teacher was doing this, limiting the amount of times she could go. Only here is the thing this little girl had already began to menstruate and at times needed to go (need I say more?) I told her to tell the principal what her problem was, a male principal no less and I assured her she would be allowed to go. This after having to assure her that the male principal more than likely had a wife and knew what a menstrual cycle was.
Yes we should all home school.
This is second GRADE, not secondary school. When I went to elementary school (and dinosaurs walked the earth) it was SOP to ask a teacher, then go — if the classroom didn’t already have a bath adjoining it, which one school (which wasn’t particularly deluxe) had. Classes were 30 strong then. But to be sure, students were better behaved because severe misbehavior would get them paddled in the principal’s office, so bathroom was no big deal, a student would ask, go, then return, 99.999% of the time without incident.
she must have used up all her Scrute Bucks.
she must have used up all her Schrute Bucks.
This happened to me when I was a kid ... that is, the teacher wouldn’t let me go ... so several minutes later when we were all up writing at the blackboard I couldn’t hold it any longer and went in the chalk tray. She sent me home with a note to my mother, but she always let me go when I raised my hand after that day. My mother laughed.
It'll be a good way to get them to understand government healthcare.
If teachers feel they have too many students going at once, they can create Pee Panels, which will determine who deserves relief and who doesn't.
That happened to me when I was a kid at J O Shultz (SCHULTZ?).
I didn’t call the media!!!
GAWD, I hated that system
I agree, she is a sadist freak, what do you bet she is a lesbian too?