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School forces half-naked, sopping wet student to stand outside, frostbite results
Daily Caller ^ | 03/03/2014 | Robby Soave

Posted on 03/04/2014 7:21:17 PM PST by Rusty0604

Edited on 03/05/2014 4:29:08 PM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

A Minnesota public high school was so committed to obeying its fire drill policy to the exact letter of the law that it forced a female student–dressed only in a swimsuit, and sopping wet–to stand outside in the freezing cold for ten minutes. As a result, she suffered frostbite.


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TOPICS: Education; Local News
KEYWORDS: arth; childabuse; cultureofcorruption; discipline; education; foryourowngood; minnesota; nannystate; naughtyteacherslist; publicschools; sitdownandshutup; stpaul; zerotolerance
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People that run our public schools for the most part have no common sense. They only know following policies that were negotiated by their union.
1 posted on 03/04/2014 7:21:17 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

In this situation common sense would have sufficed unfortunately bureaustocracy doesn’t do common sense.


2 posted on 03/04/2014 7:24:38 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Rusty0604

All authority has been taken from the teachers and they have been taught to blindly follow orders. The result is stupidity squared.


3 posted on 03/04/2014 7:25:04 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Rusty0604
I would demand a personal interview with the school people in charge.

I'll say no more than that.

4 posted on 03/04/2014 7:25:12 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: Rusty0604

Big frigging lawsuit.


5 posted on 03/04/2014 7:25:22 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: cripplecreek

Looks like the student my end up owning the school....


6 posted on 03/04/2014 7:25:26 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Rusty0604
If I were on the civil-suit jury, I'd find for the girl… it is unacceptable that they should be injured in (and by) a procedure [ostensibly] for their safety.
7 posted on 03/04/2014 7:25:37 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Rusty0604

“Academics” are often the most narrow-minded, bureaucratic, and obtuse people you will ever meet.

It seems to be a paradox, but the times have given it proof.


8 posted on 03/04/2014 7:28:07 PM PST by PGR88
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To: cripplecreek
"...routinely reviews policies..."

*snort* there's part of the problem.

9 posted on 03/04/2014 7:28:59 PM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: Rusty0604

This is when I regret not going to law school.


10 posted on 03/04/2014 7:29:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Rusty0604

There should be a criminal investigation, in my opinion


11 posted on 03/04/2014 7:29:15 PM PST by Stingray51
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To: Rusty0604
she was the only one? what about the rest of her class???
12 posted on 03/04/2014 7:29:32 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Rusty0604
St. Paul teachers came very close to striking - mostly for the children's sake (and more money).
13 posted on 03/04/2014 7:31:21 PM PST by DManA
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To: cyn

What’s to review?

Its freakin cold, shes wet and in a bathing suit. Get her in a warm car.

These people are morons.


14 posted on 03/04/2014 7:32:15 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Rusty0604

They should be fired and prosecuted for child endangerment. Prison time for these gd idiots. And sue the district for million$.


15 posted on 03/04/2014 7:33:23 PM PST by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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To: Stingray51
In my opinion any school faculty or administrator involved in this should be sent to winter training with the ROK army...


16 posted on 03/04/2014 7:33:41 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: OneWingedShark

People are so brainwashed now to where they no longer can think for themselves. They stand idle waiting for the ‘authorities’ to tell them what to do when something falls outside of the standard procedure. If the girl was on fire they would call the fire dept. And wait while she burned to death.


17 posted on 03/04/2014 7:34:40 PM PST by bigtoona
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To: ozzymandus

I would suggest that if she gets the right lawyer, her college education will be more than paid for.


18 posted on 03/04/2014 7:34:59 PM PST by doc1019
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To: PGR88
“Academics” are often the most narrow-minded, bureaucratic, and obtuse people you will ever meet.

Yup. It looks good on paper so you folks can ride the results into the ground. (Kinda like the democrats and Obamacare)
19 posted on 03/04/2014 7:36:50 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Rusty0604

Keyona is going to own that school district, as she should. Idiots.


20 posted on 03/04/2014 7:39:29 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Rusty0604

This is how stupid liberals are. These are the same people who must have the government order their lives because they simply cannot think for themselves.

The only way they can live is if someone tells them what to do or forces them to do it. Their lives must be ordered for them like a paint-by-the-numbers picture. They simply are incapable of thinking for themselves, and this is what happens! Adults making children stand outside in the dead of winter sopping wet in a swimsuit!


21 posted on 03/04/2014 7:39:34 PM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Rusty0604

I am thinking that the swimming pool would be a relatively safe place during a fire unless the smoke gets bad...


22 posted on 03/04/2014 7:40:42 PM PST by Clay Moore ("To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." ~Voltaire)
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To: Rusty0604

If this was a real alarm triggered by a science experiment the local Fire Department should have been on scene and could have at least provided a blanket. Are school official at that school total nincompoops and couldn’t have helped this girl? The school deserves to be sued big time and the administrators that allowed this to happen should be fired. Of course the union will defend them and nothing will happen to them.


23 posted on 03/04/2014 7:41:57 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: Rusty0604

Fire drill, so possibly a fire. What better, safer place to be than in a pool full of......water.


24 posted on 03/04/2014 7:42:29 PM PST by liege (America 180)
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To: Rusty0604
I saw this on facebook. This whole country is now being run by a bunch of damn fools. If the pool roof was on fire, I could see moving the kids to a different part of the building. Otherwise they are pretty safe in the pool! What a bunch of tards!
25 posted on 03/04/2014 7:42:32 PM PST by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: Rusty0604

While I hope the school is successfully sued and the authorities who insisted that she go outside are fired, I have to wonder about the girl herself. What happened to “You people are insane. It’s below zero outside and I am soaking wet. I’m not going.”


26 posted on 03/04/2014 7:43:13 PM PST by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: bigtoona

And they are teaching out kids to think the same way.


27 posted on 03/04/2014 7:43:52 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: bigtoona

No kidding.


28 posted on 03/04/2014 7:44:37 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Rusty0604

What utter stupidity. Yeah, in a real fire, you want to make sure everyone gets out quickly, and yeah, you want the students to take the fire drills seriously. But did NO ONE consider the possibility there might be a fire when some kids are in P.E.? Just being in gym shorts and a t-shirt is potentially life-threatening in that kind of weather. But to put a kid out there in a wet swimsuit?!?

There is absolutely no reason the school couldn’t (and didn’t) have contingency plans in place for something like this. I’m not sue-happy, but this was inexcusable negligence.


29 posted on 03/04/2014 7:46:55 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo Man is *always* intense.)
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To: TChad

Exactly.

She’s a dumb zombie.


30 posted on 03/04/2014 7:47:47 PM PST by Selene
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To: Rusty0604

It is absolutely astounding how so many school officials—all of whom hold advanced degrees—are so lacking in common sense


31 posted on 03/04/2014 7:50:14 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Obadiah

I worked with a bunch of liberals that were the same way. One young guy complained to me (a middle aged woman accountant)that he wasn’t able to work comfortably with his printer positioned the way it was. I didn’t say a word, just walked over to his desk and moved his printer. He was just in awe.


32 posted on 03/04/2014 7:51:31 PM PST by Rusty0604
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The school district issued a statement saying only that it routinely reviews such policies

Schools "routinely" screw kids up.

33 posted on 03/04/2014 7:53:07 PM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: DemforBush

Not only that, but once outside they couldn’t allow her to go into another building or a car because there was no policy for that.


34 posted on 03/04/2014 7:53:17 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Keep paying the administrator retards $30+ an hour.

Aftrall, they is smartrnyew, peasant...


35 posted on 03/04/2014 7:57:00 PM PST by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Rusty0604
Tietz also noted that she would have been arrested for doing such a thing to her child.

Eva Tietz is JUST on the cusp of understanding the difference between "law" and "peasant law".

36 posted on 03/04/2014 7:59:48 PM PST by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Rusty0604

I bet the preverts (aka the teachers) liked seeing her in her swimsuit. Doesn’t they have common sense in Minnesota?


37 posted on 03/04/2014 8:00:30 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: Rusty0604
Not only that, but once outside they couldn’t allow her to go into another building or a car because there was no policy for that.

They COULD have summoned some Law "sheepdogs" to beat her unconscious for failing to identify herself...

38 posted on 03/04/2014 8:03:47 PM PST by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Rusty0604

We had that happen where I work. MN school District. Was negative something stupid cold and the science department did some kind of experiment that set the fire alarm off.

Kids outside with no jackets. Most of the Staff too...

No one was amused.

It was stupid. The 5 minutes we were outside could have easily caused frostbite at hose temps.

Wet? I would have outright refused and told them to arrest me after I’m dry and properly clothed....


39 posted on 03/04/2014 8:05:38 PM PST by Dead Corpse (Tre Norner eg ber, binde til rota...)
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I would demand a personal interview with the school people in charge.

Nah. Wait several years, THEN "explain" things with a burlap bag & a baseball bat...

40 posted on 03/04/2014 8:06:31 PM PST by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Rusty0604

Makes me wonder why there were not more there in swimsuits if they were in class.


41 posted on 03/04/2014 8:06:53 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I’m with you, this young girl isn’t my child, and I’m ticked right off.


42 posted on 03/04/2014 8:07:26 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: cripplecreek

Exactly.

Instead of using common sense guided by simple decency, and making an immediate judgement to take care of the student, they did nothing, and she suffered. Nobody did anything for her - what cruelty!

Now they say they have to “review the policies”. Idiots. As you said.


43 posted on 03/04/2014 8:07:49 PM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: Rusty0604

Schools should not have sovereign immunity. Teachers consider themselves professionals. They should be required to carry liability insurance like professionals in the dreaded private sector. The idiocy would vanish.


44 posted on 03/04/2014 8:14:34 PM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

They have their union.


45 posted on 03/04/2014 8:26:17 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Minnestoopid.


46 posted on 03/04/2014 8:37:00 PM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: bigtoona

That was my take as well......why did teachers have to wait to get “permission” to let her sit in a car? How stupid are they?


47 posted on 03/04/2014 8:49:25 PM PST by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Girlene

I find my having to raise this issue ironic, given my view of the Pooblik Skrewl Collective, but there is the issue of the 800# ape.

Had a teacher allowed the girl to warm up in his or her car, there is the possibility of being accused of a sex based improper/illegal act.

If, and only if there were two teachers present at all times would such an act of common decency been a safe one.

Sorry to have to point this out, but the FemiNazi and the NAG bunch have caused to be passed laws making it too risky to take any chances, particularly with a swim suit clad blond female. Alas, thanks to a herd of underemployed lawyers, to have allowed a student of any of the 50+ ‘sexes’ would have been almost as dangerous.

Even so, I hope her parents sue.

Can I and my friends be on the jury?

;-)


48 posted on 03/04/2014 9:34:59 PM PST by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: Rusty0604
People that run our public schools for the most part have no common sense

The more I read about these people, the more I think that they go into education because they're truly too stupid to do anything else.

49 posted on 03/04/2014 9:35:25 PM PST by LouAvul (In a state of disbelief as to how liberals destroyed America in a mere 40 years.)
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To: Rusty0604

I remember more than once having to stand in freezing wind dripping wet with towels around us for hours. Both times were bomb threats at my high school. That was in the 60’s.


50 posted on 03/04/2014 9:37:44 PM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is)
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