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Quebec teachers strip search students during math exam
QMI AGENCY ^ | May 23rd, 2013 | CHRISTIAN ASSELIN

Posted on 05/25/2013 9:33:54 AM PDT by george76

SAINT-JEROME, QC - A school board north of Montreal has launched an internal investigation after school staff strip searched 28 high school students to find a cellphone during a year-end exam.

The board admits that staff at Cap-Jeunesse high school in Saint-Jerome, QC, "lacked judgment" for asking 28 Grade 10 students to remove their clothes when a phone went missing last week.

The students were ordered to put their phones on a teacher's desk to prevent cheating during a math exam but one phone was unaccounted for, prompting teachers to order the strip search.

"They put us in a small room," one teenage girl, who didn't give her name, told QMI Agency. "(They said) 'take off your bra, then raise your arms.' They even tapped us on the back."

(Excerpt) Read more at sunnewsnetwork.ca ...


TOPICS: Canada; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: canada; highschool; quebec; stripsearch; students; teachers
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1 posted on 05/25/2013 9:33:54 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

1. fire them
2. put them in jail
3. ban them from ever working around minors again


2 posted on 05/25/2013 9:36:38 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: george76

After reading the article, I am sensing that the girls were the only ones searched.


3 posted on 05/25/2013 9:40:23 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: george76

From the article:

“Students will have an option to re-take the exam, says Brochu, who admits “the climate was not conducive to a good test.”

Ya think!?!?!?


4 posted on 05/25/2013 9:40:29 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: george76

“The students were ordered to put their phones on a teacher’s desk to prevent cheating during a math exam but one phone was unaccounted for,”

Seems like they could have had each student pick up their phone and hold it over their head. The one without a phone is the culprit.

How do they know how many of the students had phones to begin with ?


5 posted on 05/25/2013 9:41:56 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: george76

No one thought to dial up the missing phone ?


6 posted on 05/25/2013 9:42:04 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything. Bolshies' gonna bolsh.)
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To: george76

The saddest part of the story is not how teachers thought they had the ability to conduct this strip search, but how 28 students have been so cowed as to let it happen.


7 posted on 05/25/2013 9:42:08 AM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: george76

For some reason, I am unable to open the link. so, I’ll have to ask...did they find the cell phone?


8 posted on 05/25/2013 9:45:01 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: george76

Were all 28 of the students female ?


9 posted on 05/25/2013 9:46:11 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2

VERNON:
Everything’s a big joke, huh Bender? The false alarm you pulled, Friday, false alarms are really funny, aren’t they...What if your home, what if your family...

...what if your cellphone was on fire?

BENDER:
Impossible, sir...It’s in Johnson’s underwear...


10 posted on 05/25/2013 9:48:00 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: george76

Cell phones don’t belong in the classroom in the first place.


11 posted on 05/25/2013 9:48:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Paine in the Neck

It would have been set to buzz only


12 posted on 05/25/2013 9:52:45 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: george76

Prison for all the teachers. Self worth and self defense training for all the students. Judgments against the teachers to be paid to each student for the rest of their lives.


13 posted on 05/25/2013 9:55:53 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: george76

Are kids stupid? Some adult tells you to remove your clothes and you do? Kids should have said no and called their parents or told the principal to call their parents.


14 posted on 05/25/2013 9:57:12 AM PDT by goldi
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To: cripplecreek

My youngest had a phone in HS. it was to be kept off during school exept for buzz mode and only picked up if myself or his mother called.

I trust my son. And he never failed me on this. But in an emergency, I trusted him over the school administrators any day to take action.


15 posted on 05/25/2013 9:58:03 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero
It would have been set to buzz only

Probably, but that still should be detectable without a strip search.

16 posted on 05/25/2013 9:58:47 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything. Bolshies' gonna bolsh.)
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To: Paine in the Neck

And who had the number?


17 posted on 05/25/2013 10:00:16 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: goldi

Yes I agree, and I don’t understand why they didn’t. Are people really becoming this mindless?


18 posted on 05/25/2013 10:00:20 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: cripplecreek

“Cell phones don’t belong in the classroom in the first place.”

Neither do naked children.


19 posted on 05/25/2013 10:01:51 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: Vaquero

“It would have been set to buzz only”

You mean “vibrate?” Where was it found? Er,,,,, nevermind!


20 posted on 05/25/2013 10:03:22 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: george76

Sounds like they’ve got left wing teachers’ unions in the Great White North too.


21 posted on 05/25/2013 10:03:25 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: george76

The kids’ parents should watch for their kids’ photos showing up on kiddie porn sites.


22 posted on 05/25/2013 10:04:51 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: george76

You have all the students retrieve their phones. Those who do not is the perp. It done carefully to prevent phone stealing that should work.


23 posted on 05/25/2013 10:05:47 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: george76

Unnecessary to have the bra removed, TSA has proven that a good grope will do the job /s


24 posted on 05/25/2013 10:06:47 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Vaquero
And who had the number?

How do I know but how did they know a phone was missing if they did not know which particular phone it was? If they did know which particular phone it was someone would have had the number.

25 posted on 05/25/2013 10:08:17 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything. Bolshies' gonna bolsh.)
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To: austinaero

And the naked children could have been prevented by responsible parents who taught their children that the cell phone stays in the locker.


26 posted on 05/25/2013 10:08:24 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: DoughtyOne

Suspend the teachers.
From lampposts!
/jk


27 posted on 05/25/2013 10:11:04 AM PDT by HomeAtLast
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To: cripplecreek

Cripplecreek: Apparently you missed 9/11 and/or have no children. Take your head out of the sand. Parents need to get a hold of kids in a dire emergency like that or natural disaster. No reason the teachers can’t penalize for misuse.


28 posted on 05/25/2013 10:21:13 AM PDT by gemoftheocean (...geez, this all seems so straight forward and logical to me...)
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To: george76

They were looking for clues, because obviously they didn’t have one.


29 posted on 05/25/2013 10:24:20 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: gemoftheocean

I guess I just had parents who were responsible and taught me the difference between wrong and right. (And yes that includes refusing to strip down for a teacher)

If you don’t and aren’t, you are part of the problem and should consider this conversation at an end.


30 posted on 05/25/2013 10:24:32 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: DoughtyOne

bump

You would think so, but I bet the unions and schools will try to downplay this as no big deal.


31 posted on 05/25/2013 10:30:55 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: gemoftheocean

Tens of millions of students went to school for decades without cellphones.


32 posted on 05/25/2013 11:05:26 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: george76

Blah , that’s just Quebec , they even have Language Police ,they check store signs and even check to make sure you name your kids government approved names ,Ivory ( a long story ) LOL


33 posted on 05/25/2013 11:12:28 AM PDT by molson209
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To: DoughtyOne

Perverts run wild.


34 posted on 05/25/2013 11:44:18 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: HomeAtLast

I say outright fire them. If they don’t have any more common sense than that, “You’re outa here!”

Suspending is at least a step in the right direction. I see it as a time to let folks cool off, then quietly reinstate them though.


35 posted on 05/25/2013 11:52:00 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: GeronL

Well of course. They have the best interests of the students at heart, unlike parents.


36 posted on 05/25/2013 11:52:34 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: Vaquero

“You have all the students retrieve their phones. Those who do not is the perp.”

That makes no sense.


37 posted on 05/25/2013 11:54:18 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: SaraJohnson

No kidding...

Imagine someone who wasn’t a person of trust asking a sixteen year old to take their clothes off. I’ll bet their principle and their teachers would be demanding their heads.

When it’s them though, oh, it was just a simple misunderstanding.

No, we understand very well what happened here. Someone overstepped their bounds, and did this very likely in part for prurient reasons.


38 posted on 05/25/2013 11:59:21 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: cripplecreek

Ha. You are in for it now. There is a whole culture of people who don’t think their kids should ever be more than a finger twitch away.


39 posted on 05/25/2013 12:02:12 PM PDT by rlmorel ("We'll drink to good health for them that have it coming." Boss Spearman in Open Range)
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To: rlmorel

There is an even bigger culture of people who think your child is fair game


40 posted on 05/25/2013 12:03:33 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: george76

If a single kid followed their directions.....that would be of more concern.


41 posted on 05/25/2013 12:19:22 PM PDT by PALIN SMITH (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.)
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To: PALIN SMITH

Kids are brainwashed to trust teachers more than parents these days


42 posted on 05/25/2013 12:26:51 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: UCANSEE2
How do they know how many of the students had phones to begin with ?

Specifically, how many of them had two phones and how many of them had none?

43 posted on 05/25/2013 2:00:44 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: cripplecreek

Best post!


44 posted on 05/25/2013 2:03:56 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: gemoftheocean

Oh BS. Should the emergency arise, they can stop the test and the little angels can run a grab their phones. Yeesh!!


45 posted on 05/25/2013 2:06:27 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: SgtHooper

People are a bunch of panicked bunnies.


46 posted on 05/25/2013 2:18:43 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

You’re an idiot and a jackass all at the same time.

Blame the kids for minding authority, then next thing you’ll bitch when the kids won’t listen tot authority. You’re just being an asshole.

Stop blaming the victims.

Your ass should be kicked out of here.


47 posted on 05/25/2013 2:29:18 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: AlmaKing
Your ass should be kicked out of here.

Aww somebody disagreed with a special snowflake.
48 posted on 05/25/2013 2:34:08 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
I'd like to make an general observation in the past 5 years, and I guess because I am an old fogey. I have seen several routine social settings that are about 90% quieter than they used to be. All because of these so called smart phones.

The lack of human interaction is going to be our downfall.

49 posted on 05/25/2013 2:41:05 PM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: catfish1957
I don't know if Einstein actually said it but its the truth.

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50 posted on 05/25/2013 2:43:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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