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This kindergarten teacher took a little girl’s shirt off… TO PUNISH HER
daily caller ^ | eric owens

Posted on 01/18/2014 10:24:32 AM PST by Morgana

he Daily Caller’s worst teacher of the week is a no-brainer this time: it’s Thomas Washburn, an Arizona kindergarten teacher who was yelling at all the kids in his class. Then, when one little girl got scared and hid her face in her shirt, Washburn allegedly removed her shirt completely, leaving her naked from the waist up.

The little girl is six years old, reports local television station KTVK.

The incident occurred on Wednesday at Adams Elementary School in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa.

Police say Washburn, 54, was hollering at the 25 kids in his class for some reason. The little girl, described by her mother as “developmentally delayed” due to a premature birth, was frightened. Consequently, she hid her face down in her shirt.

Washburn did not like this response. He told the girl to stop hiding her face. She didn’t listen, probably because she was even more scared.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Education
KEYWORDS: arth; childabuse; education; homeschool; naughtyteacherslist; publicschools
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I just hurled my breakfast.
1 posted on 01/18/2014 10:24:32 AM PST by Morgana
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To: metmom; GeronL

HOMESCHOOL ping


2 posted on 01/18/2014 10:26:11 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

Why is a 54 year old man teaching kindergarten?


3 posted on 01/18/2014 10:28:23 AM PST by Eva
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To: Morgana

This guy should lose his job immediately and never be able to teach children again.


4 posted on 01/18/2014 10:28:37 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Morgana

Bastard!


5 posted on 01/18/2014 10:29:14 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: Eva

You think he did this because he’s a 54 year old man? What are the men in your life like?


6 posted on 01/18/2014 10:32:53 AM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: Eva

‘cause he’s a Democrat?


7 posted on 01/18/2014 10:32:54 AM PST by vladimir998
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To: Eva; GeronL; All

You it’s just me, maybe but I prefer a woman teach Kindergarten. In fact call me sexist if you want to but really that is a “woman’s job” to handle children that small.


8 posted on 01/18/2014 10:32:54 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

You’re not sexist. You’re simply right.


9 posted on 01/18/2014 10:33:31 AM PST by vladimir998
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To: Morgana

What a creepy freak.


10 posted on 01/18/2014 10:34:29 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Morgana
This turkey needs a facelift.

Thomas Washburn (Credit: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Thomas Washburn (Credit: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

11 posted on 01/18/2014 10:34:53 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: Morgana
"The little girl, described by her mother as “developmentally delayed” due to a premature birth..."

The little girl is not the one in this story with developmental issues.

12 posted on 01/18/2014 10:35:40 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: All

Link to post #11.

http://www.8newsnow.com/story/24483352/police-mesa-arizona-kindergarten-teacher-thomas-washburn-made-student-take-off-shirt-as-punishment


13 posted on 01/18/2014 10:36:12 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
"This turkey needs a facelift."

With a baseball bat.

14 posted on 01/18/2014 10:36:20 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Eva

Exactly. I didn’t have a male teacher until 6th grade.

My 1st grade teacher locked me in the class bathroom for 10 minutes with another kid for racing down the hall after last bell.

She threatened to put diapers on us for acting like babies.

It didn’t happen and we went home. This was 1970.

We never raced down the hall again. :^)


15 posted on 01/18/2014 10:36:29 AM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Exactly what I was thinking.


16 posted on 01/18/2014 10:38:20 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: basil

Dont forget CSC, 1st degree.


17 posted on 01/18/2014 10:39:02 AM PST by Antihero101607
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To: Antihero101607

Something seriously wrong with anyone who would think to punish a child by making her remove her shirt.


18 posted on 01/18/2014 10:40:52 AM PST by mware
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To: Morgana

public school is child abuse, pure and simple


19 posted on 01/18/2014 10:41:50 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: jazusamo

Eyes of a drinker


20 posted on 01/18/2014 10:42:17 AM PST by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: Antihero101607

I don’t think I know what CSC is…..


21 posted on 01/18/2014 10:42:34 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Morgana

For those saying that only women should teach young children, sorry, but it’s going to depend on the woman. Feminist teachers and administrators heap abuse on little boys in the school system. I have no doubt they would castrate them if allowed. Instead, they merely pressure the parents into drugging them into being little zombies. I would prefer that my sons never have another woman teach them any subject. It doesn’t excuse this creep, but automatically thinking women are better teachers is ..... sorry to say it, stupid.


22 posted on 01/18/2014 10:43:29 AM PST by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: Morgana

This is why putting criminals in stocks in the public square worked. Let the citizens decide how much stuff they want to pummel the miscreant with based on the crime. It also helps with all the criminals whose family claims they are such a nice person. Families were allowed to place themselves between the perp and the citizens so they would take a pummelling also.


23 posted on 01/18/2014 10:43:32 AM PST by anonsquared
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To: BykrBayb

No, I don’t think that he did it because he’s a man, but I think that a woman is more nurturing and less likely to act in such a cold vindictive way.

Actually, it was just plain foolish to even touch the girl, let alone remove her top. It is possible that the incident is not exactly as described, that the child was not cowering, but covering face to taunt the teacher, but his reaction was just plain stupid.


24 posted on 01/18/2014 10:46:38 AM PST by Eva
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To: eyedigress

I remembering visiting a home for “orphan” or problem kids or something. Just a weekend, I don’t remember why.

Anyway, 2 boys tried to run away. Their punishment was no clothes, just wear trash bags. lol. Boys and girls had separate “houses”, of course.

For the kids who followed the rules, there was a pool, game room, horses... I remembered thinking that it wouldn’t be so bad. The only thing I might have had a problem with (much later anyway) was the Presbyterian Church attendance was mandatory. I’m Baptist.


25 posted on 01/18/2014 10:46:47 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: basil

CSC

That would be criminal sexual conduct. It covers pretty much everything from rape to indecent exposure and such.


26 posted on 01/18/2014 10:48:37 AM PST by Antihero101607
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To: mware; eyedigress

eyedigress your story brought back memories of my first grade teacher. She did crap like that to students. By today’s standards she’s be on the 6pm news and in jail or be sued if not both.

We think there is something “seriously wrong” with him? I wonder if he is don’t the same crap to the kids that was done to him in the 1970’s? I can see a teacher doing this in the 1970’s! Maybe not to a female student but to a male one. Difference here is he’s a male teacher and this is the year 2014. If you think about it he is old enough to remember 1970’s type of punishments. He figured if it worked for us it works for them? Yea he was not thinking.


27 posted on 01/18/2014 10:49:55 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

This story, indeed is nauseating. And to think my dh lost his teaching position (at a public school), for explaining to a student, who asked when they were discussing the elections, that “most Republicans think abortion is murder.” That’s it! Dh was fired! After ten years of solid work!


28 posted on 01/18/2014 10:52:31 AM PST by mlizzy ("If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic Adoration, abortion would be ended." --Mother Teresa)
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To: Morgana

what a class A jerk


29 posted on 01/18/2014 10:54:22 AM PST by Nifster
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To: cdcdawg
"but automatically thinking women are better teachers is" ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Now come on cdcdawg, You know what I was talking about when I said female teacher.  photo Nun_ruler.jpg
30 posted on 01/18/2014 10:57:09 AM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

In this era of “non-bullying hysteria” I have to say this child was bullied.


31 posted on 01/18/2014 10:57:19 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Morgana

Did anyone check his cell phone?


32 posted on 01/18/2014 11:00:57 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Morgana
they'll love em at Stoney Lonesome!


33 posted on 01/18/2014 11:00:57 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (This Message NOT Approved By The N.S.A.)
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To: Morgana

Mr. Thomas Washburn: http://www.mpsaz.org/adams/staff/twwashburn/meetmrw/

“On a personal note, having been certified for foster care and licensed for adoption, I am looking forward to becoming a single father for the first time and am waiting the placement of children in my home. “

Hopefully this episode stops him from any type of adoption!

Take him behind a shed and put this sick bas-TURD to sleep forever!


34 posted on 01/18/2014 11:01:57 AM PST by Johnny_cash (10 out of 10 idiots voted for 0Bama!)
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To: eyedigress

Men should not teach elementary school because too many of them turn out to be pedophiles.


35 posted on 01/18/2014 11:02:33 AM PST by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: jazusamo
a New WARDROBE makeover wiuld be appropos!?


36 posted on 01/18/2014 11:02:43 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (This Message NOT Approved By The N.S.A.)
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To: jazusamo

Let me guess..Registered Democrat and he has tenure


37 posted on 01/18/2014 11:03:05 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Morgana

LOL, yes, she would appear to be acceptable.


38 posted on 01/18/2014 11:05:41 AM PST by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Bump! Stripes suit him.


39 posted on 01/18/2014 11:05:58 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: Morgana; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

40 posted on 01/18/2014 11:19:34 AM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Morgana
In related news:

"Unions Won’t Support Bill to Keep Sex Predators Out of Classrooms"...

http://freebeacon.com/campbell-brown-unions-wont-support-bill-to-keep-sex-predators-out-of-classrooms/

41 posted on 01/18/2014 11:21:25 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: jazusamo

Or the uniform that Sheriff Joe makes his inmates wear...


42 posted on 01/18/2014 11:22:40 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (This Message NOT Approved By The N.S.A.)
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To: Eva

Why is a 54 year old man teaching kindergarten?

Because the pajama guy job was taken ?


43 posted on 01/18/2014 11:36:20 AM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: jazusamo

No he needs is A$$ kicked


44 posted on 01/18/2014 11:37:33 AM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: Antihero101607

Important things to consider before using an acronym

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Short forms aren’t always the best way to avoid redundancies. So, if you’re going to use acronyms in your business writing, remember: The first time you use an acronym in your document, the words should be written out with the short form placed in parentheses immediately after. This way, it’s clear to the readers exactly what the letters mean. Here’s an example:


45 posted on 01/18/2014 11:39:39 AM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: Morgana

“Maybe not to a female student but to a male one.”

To a 5 year old?

This is unacceptable. If the child is not behaving send her to the principal’s office. Make her sit in the corner. Removing a person’s clothes pretty much constitutes assault and I hope the kid’s parents press as many charges and file as many suits as they can.


46 posted on 01/18/2014 11:40:23 AM PST by jocon307
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To: bmwcyle

“Did anyone check his cell phone? “

Wear gloves


47 posted on 01/18/2014 11:40:34 AM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: Morgana

This is not normal behavior for a 54 year old man. Anyone who has never met a man that could be trusted around children needs to make some serious changes in their life. This is not normal.


48 posted on 01/18/2014 11:41:20 AM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: Morgana

I would imagine that if ANY 54 year old man took clothes off my 6 year old child he and I would have some serious problems.

Kind of like going home (in my day) and saying “Sister Mary ___ hit/slapped/fill in the blank” and the first reaction is YOU get it again. THEN the parent guardian etc checks in with Sister Mary ______ to get her side of the story.
When returning to school the next day, Sister Mary _____ and you would have a little talk about ‘carrying tales home from school’.

I had my share of rulers on the knuckles and ‘kissed’ the Cross on occasion but didn’t really ‘share’ with my parent(s).

In those days ‘working people’ in that part of NYS tended to be Democrats - I guess because the D’s were for the little guy and the R’s were nothing but ‘rich Robber Barons’ that is probably one of the main reasons I ‘turned out so bad’....an 18 year old Irish Catholic from NY State that was a Republican or leaned in that direction, was surely demented. <: <: back in 1956 ..
I ‘liked Ike’ (and Nixon) but wasn’t so fond of JFK

Back in the 40’s/50’s parents just automatically thought Father ______ and Sister Mary _______ were DIRECT agents of God and if they ‘hit’ you, it was good enough reason (at first).

Hence, the main reason why parents in that era (and if carried over to some of the students) and beyond would have ‘trouble’ believing their Angelic Altar Boy Johnny if he said Father ________ were ‘touching him’.
So Johnny just wouldn’t ‘mention’ it.

However, if one of those big, burly Irish fathers that tended to be Police or Fire or Construction would have suspected Father _____ were ‘handling their son ‘that way’’, there surely would have been Hell to pay.


49 posted on 01/18/2014 11:51:31 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --Because you have your head up your arse doesn't mean you have to have a crappy outlook.)
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To: xrmusn
When returning to school the next day, Sister Mary _____ and you would have a little talk about ‘carrying tales home from school’.

NOTHING that happens at school should be a secret from parents, ever

50 posted on 01/18/2014 11:58:06 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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