Skip to comments.School violence appalls officials/ Students **Cheer** as Teacher is Beaten!
Posted on 04/10/2008 4:26:59 AM PDT by wintertime
The trouble began, Jolita Berry said, when she asked a girl in one of her art classes at Reginald F. Lewis High School to sit down.
The student did not obey, coming closer to confront the teacher. "She said she's gonna bang me," Berry said. "I said, 'Back up, you're in my space. If you hit me, I'm gonna defend myself.'"
But Berry, who is 30 and started her job teaching art at the Northeast Baltimore school in December, did not defend herself. The girl caught the teacher off guard as other students cheered her on and screamed, "Hit her!"
"She just started beating on me relentlessly," Berry said, recalling the Friday morning incident that left her with a sore shoulder and a broken blood vessel in her eye.
(Excerpt) Read more at baltimoresun.com ...
I seriously mean this! It would be better for a child to be illiterate and innumerate than ever to be subjected to that enviroment!
The school in this article is one of them.
Is this the wonderful “socialization” that homeschoolers are missing?
the schools of today are the streets of tomorrow.
When an animal attacks you, STK. Then go and hunt down the animal’s parents and ensure they can never breed again. This would be true Darwinism.
This country is lost. Only drastic action will save us.
Suspend that young lady and tell her she may apply at McDonalds and make it her career.
What, no mugshots?
Only drastic action will save us.
Obviously, there must be good kids in this school. Why aren’t we rescuing the decent kids?
If legislators will not act, if they are dominated by the NEA, then why aren’t we acting privately to rescue the good kids?
One thing is for certain.
Churches are NOT going to step forward to rescue these kids. There are too many NEA teachers, and people directly and indirectly sucking a living from the government school industrial complex for any minister to act. Few ministers will bite the hand that puts money in the collection plate.
What, no mugshots?
The newspaper has a mug shot of the poor teacher.
My homeschooled nieces are LIGHT YEARS ahead of their peers in academics, life skills, and most of all, socialization. They haven’t missed a thing they shouldn’t miss.
Suspension? SUSPENSION? Are you crazy? This is assault and battery. It’s jail time and expulsion, Dearie!
You obviously have no understanding of how these schools work. There will be a board of inquiry, the teacher will be brought up on charges, and will have to spend many, many hours and dollars defending herself. To top it off, she will most likely be harassed by the girl’s parents for abusing their daughter.
Similar things have happened to my sister who teaches in a school system outside Wash DC (never this bad, but close).
That would be discrimination.
Why did I know the Teacher was Black and I’ll bet the Attacker was as well. Sorry, but those are the Politically Incorrect and Politically Inconvenient facts about what is happening in our schools and many other parts of our Society today.
No reason for a child to be illiterate. They can be taught at home. Amazing how we behaved in school and had respect for the teachers and today they challenge a position of authority like this. Where are the parents? To me...if you are raised properly and taught the right and wrong of things and are taught to be respectful to others you wouldn’t even THINK of behaving in this manner. The schools talk about putting more and more and more $$$ into the schools. For what?
Go to class, sit your butt down in your desk, pay attention, learn and then move onto the next class. What is so hard about that? Sad state of affairs we live in now in this country. So many parents have failed their children. This kind of teaching and learning about right and wrong begins early in the home. It HAS to...otherwise we see what happens. If a child is not taught these values before he/she steps those little feet out the door to kindergarten...he/she will never learn them. Chaos. Pure chaos. However, as far as the teacher goes...I would sue the living hell out of the kids parents. The teacher does not have to be subject to that kind of mad behaviors. No way. No how.
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