Can a principal question a student?
Generally, school administrators can question students at school without a parent or guardian being present. The school district may have a policy that requires the school to first contact a parent, but each school district is different so it is important that you check the actual policy.
Why did the principal notify the family of the incident?
The brother left but the family says at no point during the day or over the weekend did the principal notify them of the alleged assault. The girl’s eldest brother says the family reported the incident to police on Saturday morning. That investigation has since been completed and no charges were laid.
Can a parent expel a child from a school?
Parents who complain to me before talking to the teacher. This is what teachers want your kids to know. It changes with every grade. We don’t dictate to teachers; we work with them. We suspend them again and again, but it’s very tough to expel a student. The truth is, they have a right to an education.
Why did Toronto Catholic School Board fail to act?
A family is speaking out claiming the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) failed to act when a 13-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a group of teenaged boys on school property. CityNews is not identifying the school in order to protect the identity of the 13-year-old girl and the minors involved in the alleged assault.
What should a principal not do in a high school?
After all, principals shouldn’t try to implement something that worked at their old school and expect it to go perfectly, said Jeff Baxter, a 30-year English teacher at Blue Valley West High School in Overland Park, Kan. “Schools have cultures, both with their students and with their teachers,” he said.
Can a child be threatened by a school principal?
Children must learn to hold their ground despite being threatened by the principal (or even a teacher or counselor). It is the American school system that has forced parents into this position. It was not this way 30 years ago.
Can a school principal take statements from a child?
So now school administrators and police officers are trained to have the principal take all statements or confessions from the child to avoid the constitutional protections afforded all persons when questioned by law enforcement. They will question your child, without notice to you, and anything your child says can be used against them in court.
What are the rules for teachers in school?
All of these teachers can count themselves lucky, though, since one principal we heard about doesn’t allow their teachers to drink anything at all in the classroom. “No coffee, no soda, no water. Nothing.” So much for staying hydrated. 3. Crazy school rules apply to the parking lot, too