We have a teacher who was hired at the end of last year to teach computers to grades pre-K to 4. I just heard today that supposedly over the past couple of days she unsuccessfully tried to commit suicide for the 3rd time this year. I also heard that there are parents getting together to sign a petition and going to the school board to get this new teacher fired believing that she poses a threat to their children if she continues to teach.
Obviously she has mental health problems, but I'm just not into the whole witch hunt thing. I'm more thinking that they should give her the option of admitting herself into a hospital for help or turn in her resignation...and then not allow her back until she has been cleared.
How would you react?
BTW...my only child is in Pre-K.
Answer by luvmygrlz at 1:46 PM on Sep. 24, 2009
Answer by Ginger0104 at 1:52 PM on Sep. 24, 2009
First, is this fact or heard from a friend of a friend? If it is just through the grapevine then ask yourself if there are people (students or parents or other teachers) who would like to see her gone. If it is substantiated then I would act. However instead of going to the school board I would go to the school's principal first. This person has had daily contact with the teacher and is in a better position to council her.
Answer by chrissmom734 at 1:56 PM on Sep. 24, 2009
if this rumor is true- then i would say the witch hunt could hurt more than help- she might end up successfully killing herself because she was pushed over the edge- but i do think they should have her see a psychologist and get some help
Answer by lovelyli217 at 8:10 PM on Sep. 24, 2009
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