Reading through these news items, I guess I should count myself lucky I didn't go to one of these schools. Then again, I did manage to get through high school without receiving any form of punishment. Not that I never did anything wrong, but rather I just didn't get caught ;) 1. "Teacher cuts students' ears" <http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2004/09/16/631773.html> "A teacher in northern Bangladesh cut the ears of 17 students with scissors to discipline them" 2. "'Apologise in blood'" <http://smh.com.au/articles/2004/06/21/1087669912799.html> "A Japanese teenager was forced by his teacher to write an apology in blood after dozing in the classroom" 3. "Teacher in trouble" <http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2004/06/11/495312-ap.html> "An elementary school teacher was placed on paid leave for washing a boy's mouth out with soap after he shouted an obscenity at a classmate" 4. "Parents mull case; teacher repentant" <http://www.sunstar.com.ph/static/cag/2004/09/07/news/ parents.mull.case.teacher.repentant.html> "Parents trooped to the Calaanan Elementary School Monday to confront a teacher who allegedly ordered her pupils to lick the toilet floors last Thursday while separate investigations are being initiated on the incident" 5. "Parents bark over 'seal walk' punishment" <http://news.bostonherald.com/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=31347> "Two sets of parents said their children were told to 'drag their bodies across the hallway' in front of several onlookers after they were caught running in the halls of Oak Hill Middle School"
Monday, September 20, 2004
Posted by Bruno at 8:45am