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Do you think it is a bit excessive to fire a teacher because she posted a pic on facebook

of herself in a bikini with a drink in hand from her vacation ? she is over 21.


Asked by gwen20 at 9:22 PM on Feb. 9, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (19)
  • Why isn't her site set to private. Kids look this stuff up. Just set it to private and don't accept friend invites from your students. I tell my students that they can send all the friend invites they want, but I will ignore everyone of them. It isn't against them. It is because of things like this. I don't have any risky pictures on my page, but my life outside of school isn't my students' business. I have to keep a professional distance.

    Answer by jesse123456 at 9:38 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • What jesse123456 said and…

    Yes, it is dumb for her to be fired! But, without knowing the info; if she did post this, trying to get attention, uhmmm, she's getting it...

    There was a post here, recently, about teachers being friends with students on F/B; see, this is where there is a problem, students do NOT need to see their teacher in a bikini. Teachers cannot be friends with their students or their student's parents, it's just asking for trouble…

    Answer by agentwanda at 9:57 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • If that happened, yes I would think that is ridiculous.

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 9:24 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • Yes I think it's ridiculous.

    Answer by genagina at 9:25 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • Of course. Unless wearing a bikini and drinking while on vacation break some clause in her contract, it's not only wrong but worth calling an attorney over.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 9:25 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • Yeah. It's excessive.

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 9:26 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • I don't think what she does in her own private time is anyones business.  What is done in the classroom would be my business.


    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 9:28 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • That is totally ridiculous! If that happened to me, I would get a lawyer immediately. It's pathetic how much employers seem to invade the privacy of their employees sometimes.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 9:31 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • That's ridiculous and definitely way more than a bit excessive.

    Answer by alf2651 at 10:14 PM on Feb. 9, 2011

  • If that is indeed why she got fired, then yes it is excessive.

    Answer by TBandNCmommy at 1:26 AM on Feb. 10, 2011