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220 lb. Queens NY Phys Ed Teacher Beaten Up by Six-Year-Old 1st Grader ... Teacher Plans to Sue City
New York Post ^ | October 1, 2012 | KIERAN CROWLEY

Posted on 10/01/2012 7:26:59 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Queens teacher suing city claiming he was beaten up by a first-grader

‘Tiny terror,’ 6, unleashes wrath at school

A hulking Queens gym teacher and former college football player claims a pupil fractured his ankle, injured his knee and forced him to go to a shrink for stress — even though the kid was only 50 pounds and in first grade.

Burly, 220-pound PS 330 teacher John Webster, 27, said a 4-foot-2 Rodrigo Carpio, 6, also kicked and pinched the Elmhurst school’s principal, a security officer and another teacher during a rampage in April.

“It’s sort of like an angel-devil sort of thing,” said the 5-foot-10 Webster, who recently filed a notice of his intent to sue the city and says he must now wear braces on his right ankle and knee.

“[Rodrigo] looks like an angel, but then, all of a sudden, that halo turns into horns. It’s been a nightmare. It’s embarrassing. It’s humiliating.”

But Rodrigo’s dad, Jorge Carpio, 44, scoffed: “The lawsuit is totally absurd. How could my little boy do so much damage? My poor son.”

The boy’s mom added, “This is a terrible thing to say [about] a child.”

“To every mother, their child is an angel,” said Josefa Marcia da Silva, 33, of her son, now 4-foot-3 and 64 pounds. “I know that he has problems, but he doesn’t deserve to be called such names.”

But Webster’s claims are backed up by an April 26 school “occurrence report” filed by the principal that says Rodrigo “was physically aggressive” and karate-kicked Webster in the knee and ankle that day.

Webster was accompanying Rodrigo and other students to the cafeteria for lunch when the boy started horseplaying, the teacher told The Post.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: beatdown; brat; davidandgoliath; humiliation; kickass; napl; publiceducation; publicschool; selfdefense; teacherunions
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Gym teacher John Webster

HUMILIATING’: Gym teacher John Webster says he must now wear knee and ankle braces after Rodrigo Carpio injured him during a tantrum at their Queens school.

‘Tiny terror,’ 6, unleashes wrath at school

1 posted on 10/01/2012 7:27:03 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: Slings and Arrows

Ping


2 posted on 10/01/2012 7:28:20 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

dude at least come up with a story like you fell down some steps or something


3 posted on 10/01/2012 7:30:16 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Speaking as a teacher - and a veteran who does have some knowledge as to how to defend himself - I just want people to consider that in many cases, in many places, teachers are unable to effectively defend themselves because if they hurt a child - even slightly - it’s the end of their career. I’ve seen a number of colleagues hurt by small children because they have been required to accept and absorb repeated attacks without doing anything effective to restrain or prevent the attacks.


4 posted on 10/01/2012 7:31:24 PM PDT by naturalman1975 ("America was under attack. Australia was immediately there to help." - John Winston Howard)
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To: DogByte6RER

In related news Webster also bought a lottery ticket. He didn’t have to consult with a lawyer for that, and will only have to split the winnings with the government.


5 posted on 10/01/2012 7:31:59 PM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: DogByte6RER

However, if this teacher had so much as giving this kid a bearhug, to restrain him, the teacher would have been up on charges of abuse.

So, I do actually give some credence to the story.


6 posted on 10/01/2012 7:33:27 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: DogByte6RER

He sues the city....

???

.... what did the poor taxpayers ever do to him?


7 posted on 10/01/2012 7:33:53 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: DogByte6RER

And if he had defended himself against the little psycho he’d be in jail.


8 posted on 10/01/2012 7:34:16 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: driftdiver

If the guy even scratched the child while trying to protect himself, he would have been at risk of losing his job.

Any kid that does something like this should be taken out of regular classes and put in an alternative school with the rest of the delinquents, before he hurts someone else.


9 posted on 10/01/2012 7:34:59 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: DogByte6RER
WUSS OF THE YEAR nominee.
10 posted on 10/01/2012 7:35:48 PM PDT by lightman (Settling for the "lesser of two..." is still choosing Evil)
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To: Jonty30
if this teacher had so much as giving this kid a bearhug, to restrain him, the teacher would have been up on charges of abuse.

She could have "accidentally" tripped and fallen on the little angel.

11 posted on 10/01/2012 7:36:45 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: naturalman1975
Speaking as a teacher - and a veteran who does have some knowledge as to how to defend himself - I just want people to consider that in many cases, in many places, teachers are unable to effectively defend themselves because if they hurt a child - even slightly - it’s the end of their career.

That was the first thought to come to my mind when I read the headline. The teacher obviously didn't want to go to prison.

12 posted on 10/01/2012 7:36:45 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: justlurking

no disagreement here, just saying a fall would save the ego


13 posted on 10/01/2012 7:36:50 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: naturalman1975

I know a former New York school teacher. The nanny state has created such a horrible education system, that kids can be monstrous without consequences.


14 posted on 10/01/2012 7:37:02 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Or accidentally kicked the bigger, while backing up. :)


15 posted on 10/01/2012 7:38:30 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: DogByte6RER

In the olden days had a child even though about misbehaving like this, the teacher would have picked him up by the scruff of his neck and swatted him on the bottom. Then he would have gotten paddled when he got home. Now they are sent to alternative school where they learn to be even bigger brats.


16 posted on 10/01/2012 7:38:30 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: All

A very self-test to take before considering employment in a NYC public school ...

The How Many Five Year Olds Can You Take in a Fight Quiz

http://www.oneplusyou.com/bb/fight5


17 posted on 10/01/2012 7:43:15 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: Jonty30

NYC teachers and school aides are told that even if a child comes at them with a weapon, they are supposed to back away and let the Police handle it. The teachers and aides are told that they will be brought up on charges and if the teacher or aide is sued by the parent, the city will not back them up. Some of these kids are really messed up. Quite a few of the parents are druggies and welfare types who know how to game the system.


18 posted on 10/01/2012 7:44:30 PM PDT by JimC214
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To: All

A very important self-test to take before considering employment in a NYC public school ...

The How Many Five Year Olds Can You Take in a Fight Quiz

http://www.oneplusyou.com/bb/fight5


19 posted on 10/01/2012 7:44:36 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: driftdiver

According to the article, the kid was known to be a problem. The parents are claiming he couldn’t do something like that, but admit that he is on medication to control it.

Forget the teacher’s ego, this kid is a disaster waiting to happen. He should be kicked out of school for assaulting a teacher (actually two of them, according to the article).

When someone thinks it is serious enough to call the cops (although the cops did nothing), its time to deal with the problem, decisively.


20 posted on 10/01/2012 7:45:27 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: DogByte6RER
Not funny at all. Before we start accusing the guy of going for the deep pockets - I saw a 6-year-old send my 50-year-old friend to the hospital for hernia surgery in a very similar incident. You don't think they can hurt you, but they can hurt you. Could a 50-lb kid pop a 220-lb guy's knee? You better believe he can. Easily, and if you don't think so, ask a karate instructor what he teaches kids to do.

And before we start saying, "He's a big guy, he should have handled the thing," recall that if he'd swatted the kid or even grabbed him, he'd be in jail. If the Docs say his injury is real, he's got a case. IMHO, of course.

21 posted on 10/01/2012 7:46:06 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: justlurking

Somebody thinks the brat spawn is cute for acting that that way, look at the picture they chose to publish of him. Don’t know if family or media is to blame but at least one of them is. That is ridiculous-awww look at the cute little little future gangbanger.


22 posted on 10/01/2012 7:55:27 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: naturalman1975

You took the words right out of my mouth. I have several school teachers in my family, and all of them have seen a teacher in that situation, or have been close to it themselves. I even know of a case where a teacher intervened to stop one kid from hurting another kid (as in slamming another kid’s face against a row of lockers) and HE was the one who was in the most trouble. It’s insanity.


23 posted on 10/01/2012 7:55:54 PM PDT by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: DogByte6RER

a microcosm of how Zero envisions the USA.


24 posted on 10/01/2012 7:56:26 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (ABO to the core.)
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To: DogByte6RER

You posted a quiz that requires you to join a DATING SITE in order to get your test results??!!


25 posted on 10/01/2012 7:57:48 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: DogByte6RER; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
This *might* not be as ludicrous as it sounds - the strength of madness is a very real thing.


26 posted on 10/01/2012 7:59:40 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: DogByte6RER

First read that as “220lb Queen beaten up by 6 y/o.” Guess that works too.


27 posted on 10/01/2012 7:59:49 PM PDT by CheeseDoc
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To: Billthedrill

“Could a 50-lb kid pop a 220-lb guy’s knee? You better believe he can. Easily, and if you don’t think so, ask a karate instructor what he teaches kids to do.”

Yup, you are exactly correct. You can be the biggest, baddest dude (or dudette) on the planet. Your knee joints and ankles are still vulnerable, and can be wrecked with surprisingly little effort.


28 posted on 10/01/2012 8:01:18 PM PDT by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Yeah ... apologies.

I posted the link BEFORE I completed the quiz.

When I went for my final score, that’s when I saw the hook.

Anyways ... I did score 25 ... that is I can take on 25 five-year-olds in a fight.


29 posted on 10/01/2012 8:02:24 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

He just turned his Man Card in for good.


30 posted on 10/01/2012 8:05:01 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: DogByte6RER

Hubby would be wondering what I was doing on a dating website!!!!

I didn’t get my score. But I carry a taser, so I would probably be able to take down one or two of the precious buggers and the rest would probably scatter.

zzzzt....zzzzt...


31 posted on 10/01/2012 8:08:20 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: DogByte6RER

Rodrigo Carpio, aka: Damien.


32 posted on 10/01/2012 8:11:14 PM PDT by adorno
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To: DogByte6RER

That dude weighs 250 or more. He hasn’t been 220lbs since he was in College.


33 posted on 10/01/2012 8:14:54 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: naturalman1975

Having worked in schools....I understand what you are saying.

This man would have been arrested and fired had he laid a hand on this kid....even if it was in self-defense. And, just read the parents comments....their “honey Boo Boo” isn’t all that violent....

The ones calling this teacher a “wimp” and a “wuss”...I guarantee you they are the same ones who would raise a violent kid like this....and sue the school if a teacher defended themselves from the kid. Guaranteed


34 posted on 10/01/2012 8:18:06 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: DogByte6RER

The kid should’ve been expelled from the school. But maybe a public school cannot kick out a student so easily. Well, maybe this teacher suing the city will help to change that policy.


35 posted on 10/01/2012 8:20:03 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

That’s correct.

If he had jerked him up and spanked his little butt he would be in jail.

Plus the kid knows it.


36 posted on 10/01/2012 8:24:09 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: GeronL

my thought exactly- why not sue the parents?


37 posted on 10/01/2012 8:27:30 PM PDT by mriguy67
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To: naturalman1975

I concur. Some districts have implemented strict “no-touch” policies. Teachers are not allowed to even touch a child to break up a fight.

The same would be policy if a child were to go ballistic. Where I use to teach- a kindergartener tore up a room, gave some significant bruises to a teacher (female), the nearly took the woman principal’s head off - and this at a school where there is not such a strict hands-off policy. It took 5 adults to restrain the child. Even then- the child was extremely violent and uncooperative. Police came- and even they were flabbergasted by the child...


38 posted on 10/01/2012 8:27:58 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: lightman

WUSS OF THE YEAR nominee.


Yeah, right. If he had so much as yelled at the stinking brat he could have faced time in prison.


39 posted on 10/01/2012 8:32:53 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: driftdiver

dude at least come up with a story like you fell down some steps or something


Huh? It’s a totally believable story.


40 posted on 10/01/2012 8:35:27 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I know of two men who were each jumped and mugged by a gang of children (many years ago). Each guy was alone when it happened. In both instances, the kids just “came out of nowhere.” Both men were in their 20’s (I think) at the time, and both said it was embarrassing.


41 posted on 10/01/2012 8:38:55 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: DogByte6RER

6 years old and he’s 4 ft 2 inches?!

That’s just below my chin...


42 posted on 10/01/2012 8:43:10 PM PDT by Freddd (No PA Engineers)
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To: DogByte6RER

43 posted on 10/01/2012 8:45:59 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: naturalman1975

In elementary school one day at PE the teacher hauled off and punched one of the boys in the chest. I don’t remember what the kid was doing to make the gym teacher so mad, but we never saw the teacher again. The kid must have flown backwards about 4 feet and landed flat on his back.


44 posted on 10/01/2012 8:49:34 PM PDT by Roos_Girl (The world is full of educated derelicts. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Billthedrill

I’m a 5’5’’ 120 pounds teacher, and this wuss is just looking for a payday.

You can restrain a kid without hurting him.


45 posted on 10/01/2012 8:50:05 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: driftdiver
dude at least come up with a story like you fell down some steps or something

Why should he lie about it? When I was (very briefly, I'm not insane) a public school teacher, it was made very clear to me that I was absolutely forbidden to defend myself if a student attacked me.

46 posted on 10/01/2012 8:54:04 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: DogByte6RER

There is no way you can make this crap up!


47 posted on 10/01/2012 9:11:43 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: justlurking
Any kid that does something like this should be taken out of regular classes and put in an alternative school with the rest of the delinquents, before he hurts someone else.

Because in the alternative schools, we can lay hands on them, and restrain them so that no one (hopefully including us) gets hurt. They know that no one in public school can touch them and will laugh in your face as they kick and punch you. Non-public alternative schools are an entirely different story.

48 posted on 10/01/2012 9:16:53 PM PDT by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$, A$PCA, or PETA.)
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To: mrsmel
"Somebody thinks the brat spawn is cute for acting that that way, look at the picture they chose to publish of him. Don’t know if family or media is to blame but at least one of them is. That is ridiculous-awww look at the cute little little future gangbanger."

Exactly.

These beastlike kids need a good-old fashioned whipping like no one's business. Just today, I saw a boy who was wearing those stupid shoes that have wheels in them pull his leg back and kick his mother in the butt, HARD. Her reaction? She just kept walking like it never happened. If he was mine, he might be able to sit down again by the time he was ready for Social Security.

49 posted on 10/01/2012 9:26:16 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: DogByte6RER

Too bad he didn’t have a secret video of the kid in action. He should sue the kids parents for not giving him his medicine and the kids doctor for not prescribing adequate calming drugs. The kid should not be allowed out in public without restraints and a Hannibal Lector mask on.


50 posted on 10/01/2012 9:51:11 PM PDT by Harley (Those that don't engage in politics are destined to be governed by inferiors. -Plato)
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