However, she was left bruised badly blistered after her male vice-principal spanked her. Taylor’s mother gave permission for her daughter’s punishment, but she did not know it would be the schools male vice- principal administering it. According to Springtown’s ISD policy, “corporal punishment shall be administered only by an employee who is the same sex as the student” (FOX NEWS). In Taylor’s case, her punishment caused injury to her body. Two days after the paddling Taylor stated that, “[she] still has welts on her today” (FOX NEWS).
Johnson 2 “When Blanco comforts a mentally challenged high school student after being teased by the football team captain, however, she wonders if maybe she is looking for acceptance and friendship in the wrong places. She finds meaning in helping the special education kids organize a senior prom. Later, she becomes friends with Annie, the school's tough girl, who like Blanco, is an outcast looking for acceptance”. (Pior 4) Its normal wanted to be expected in high school. No matter whom it’s always good to feel wanted and liked.
(2013) said that, "We cannot continue to dismiss bullying as a harmless, almost inevitable, part of growing up." "We need to change this mindset and acknowledge this as a serious problem for both the individual and the country as a whole; the effects are long-lasting and significant." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 20 percent of U.S. students in grades 9 through 12 were bullied at some point in 2011. Bullying should be a crime, there are kids out there that are killing themselves because of what other kids are saying about that person. It's just horrible.
A 13 year old girl honor student and a 12 year old coconspirator girl brought a knife to school to assault an English teacher that reprimanded the 13 year old girl. The middle school student body even took bets, raising 200 dollars that the girls would not carry out the crime. The murder did not occur because a fellow student told the assistant principal and the assistance principal intervened. The principal and police were stunned by the girls passive confessions and thinking in was fine to act in this manner. Hull further discusses certain cities are implementing metal detectors to prevent weapons from being brought to school.
She thought of someone, her father. Michael is a barrister so Josie decides to call him to get her out of the mess. He succeeds and they decide from there to start getting to know one another. Later on when Josie arrives at school she is met by the school captain, Ivy Lloyd, who is crying. “John Barton killed himself.” Josie breaks down completely and feels awful just as her HSC exams are starting for the year.
Supreme Court Cases Tinker v. Des Moines 1968 John Tinker of 15 years of age, and Mary Beth Tinker, 13 years of age, brother, and sister, and Christopher Echardt 16 years of age all had parents who protested the war. In an attempt to copy their parents the teenagers come up with a plan to let everyone at school know what they thought about the war. In order to show their protest towards the war during the holidays they wore black armbands to school. Word of the armbands quickly made its way up the grapevine until finally, the principal found out. The siblings, and Echardt were asked to remove the armbands; consequences for failing to do so were suspension until after New Year’s Day, and confiscation of the armbands.
One article which was a story on a girl who blamed her father for the divorce of her parents, the other was about pregnant teenagers of Hazelwood East High School sharing the experiences they encountered in the school. In order to keep the girls privacy the editors changed their names. Before the article could be published they were removed by the Principal who felt they were inappropriate. The Principal felt that
Rebellious kids are not only in works of fiction, they occur every day in modern society, according to Abby Ohlheiser’s article “Woman called ‘Mom of the Year’ After Beating a Young Man out of Baltimore Riots” posted in the Washington Post, she states that “I wish I had more parent’s take charge of their kids tonight”(n.pag. ), this statement shows
Abuse at such an early age can lead to aggression and violence (The New York Times, 2000). Considering all the ways the government has failed our children from crack babies, horrible public school and miserable healthcare, what is the government doing to prevent such a trend? Nothing. A child at seven years of age commits a crime and the judicial system locked him away in a detention home and takes him away from the educational arena. Then at the age of 15 they liberate him or her, to what?