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Public school used my dd as a babysitter. no joke- EDIT

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  My dh showed up unannounced one day at my dd's public school to visit, and what he saw appalled him.  

He peeked into dd's classroom. There she was, standing in front of her class reading and said "Shh, listen.  quiet." and continued reading.  No adult was present.  7 year olds were left unsupervised while my 7 yr old dd was in the front, stressed, trying to get classmates quiet, and reading to them.  Dh checked in the teacher's lounge, and there was her teacher, facebooking on her laptop, her back was to him so she didn't see him.  Dh waited in the hallway to see just how long she would be in the teacher's lounge.  It was 45 minutes.  Finally, he knocked on the door and said "excuse me, is my dd going to be paid the teacher's salary for the hour she just taught your class?"  The teacher jumped up, said "sir,...um ...I ..uh, was just heading back."  She was angry and shocked.  The assistant principal told dh "you can not come here unannounced again."  This is why we pulled her out of public school, and homeschooled.  Not saying every teacher or school is like this, I just want to warn parents to be AWARE. Show up unannounced, and get involved to make sure this doesn't happen to your kids.  This teacher, with the assistant pricipal's backing, took advantage of my dd and wasted her time.  She was in AIM, and responsible, so teacher decided to take advantage.  Beware moms.

Edit: Ok, you want more detail.  Right after we pulled my dd out, we decided to homeschool.  We homeschooled 2 years. Then, a local charter school opened near us.  We decided to let her try it out.  Now, she has been in charter school for 1.5 years.  In our school, parents are required to volunteer in the school, not kicked out and told "don't show up unannounced." Totally different rules and admin.  That school is crawling with parents every day, and it's encouraged.  My dd is older now and tells us they don't waste her time and she is challenged. she is not used as a babysitter.  Thanks to all the posters who are decent and polite. I appreciate it.

by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 12:27 PM
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JBiiirdD
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 2:18 PM
Actually, four years ago Facebook required users to be in college or college grads so the teacher very well could've been on it. I opened mine in '07.

I still call bull on this story though.


Quoting Anonymous:

4 years ago the teacher was hanging out on her FB account?? FB was only coming about then and at that time it was only becoming popular with teens and young adults. Only more recently has it spread in popularity to ALL age groups and types of people.




Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Anonymous:

How many years ago?








Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Bethsunshine:

I find it hard to believe that your husband could just pop in unannounced and walk freely around the school without anyone noticing, not with the strict security measures in schools now.

this was several years ago. I wanted to tell other parents about it, so others are aware. and Yes, it really did happen.  




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BabiiYarellie
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 2:29 PM
You should have let us know that this happened yeeeeeaaars ago. Very important missing information...
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anyotherday
by Ruby Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 5:59 PM
Actually four years ago I started using fb, not as a student or graduate. I was the last one from my family to do so even... lmao

Quoting JBiiirdD:

Actually, four years ago Facebook required users to be in college or college grads so the teacher very well could've been on it. I opened mine in '07.



I still call bull on this story though.




Quoting Anonymous:

4 years ago the teacher was hanging out on her FB account?? FB was only coming about then and at that time it was only becoming popular with teens and young adults. Only more recently has it spread in popularity to ALL age groups and types of people.






Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Anonymous:

How many years ago?











Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Bethsunshine:

I find it hard to believe that your husband could just pop in unannounced and walk freely around the school without anyone noticing, not with the strict security measures in schools now.

this was several years ago. I wanted to tell other parents about it, so others are aware. and Yes, it really did happen.  





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Cassidysmom611
by Gold Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 6:07 PM

I find it hard to believe that the teacher was glued to her computer for 45 mins straight, and that no one else walked in or out of the teachers lounge.

It does not make sense at all.

I am also not sure why you would bring something up that was four years old?

I usually try to give people the benefit of the doubt, but this wouldn't happen.  

JBiiirdD
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 6:08 PM
I do know at one time you had to be a college student or grad in order to obtain one. That's what it started out as, a way for college students to network with one another.

Quoting anyotherday:

Actually four years ago I started using fb, not as a student or graduate. I was the last one from my family to do so even... lmao



Quoting JBiiirdD:

Actually, four years ago Facebook required users to be in college or college grads so the teacher very well could've been on it. I opened mine in '07.





I still call bull on this story though.






Quoting Anonymous:

4 years ago the teacher was hanging out on her FB account?? FB was only coming about then and at that time it was only becoming popular with teens and young adults. Only more recently has it spread in popularity to ALL age groups and types of people.








Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Anonymous:

How many years ago?














Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Bethsunshine:

I find it hard to believe that your husband could just pop in unannounced and walk freely around the school without anyone noticing, not with the strict security measures in schools now.

this was several years ago. I wanted to tell other parents about it, so others are aware. and Yes, it really did happen.  






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anyotherday
by Ruby Member on Feb. 10, 2013 at 6:13 PM
2003-2005 just college 2005 they opened to high school networks by invite only. 2006 to the rest of us shmucks

Quoting JBiiirdD:

I do know at one time you had to be a college student or grad in order to obtain one. That's what it started out as, a way for college students to network with one another.



Quoting anyotherday:

Actually four years ago I started using fb, not as a student or graduate. I was the last one from my family to do so even... lmao





Quoting JBiiirdD:

Actually, four years ago Facebook required users to be in college or college grads so the teacher very well could've been on it. I opened mine in '07.







I still call bull on this story though.








Quoting Anonymous:

4 years ago the teacher was hanging out on her FB account?? FB was only coming about then and at that time it was only becoming popular with teens and young adults. Only more recently has it spread in popularity to ALL age groups and types of people.










Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Anonymous:

How many years ago?

















Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Bethsunshine:

I find it hard to believe that your husband could just pop in unannounced and walk freely around the school without anyone noticing, not with the strict security measures in schools now.

this was several years ago. I wanted to tell other parents about it, so others are aware. and Yes, it really did happen.  







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JBiiirdD
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 6:17 PM
I'm glad they did. I met my maternal uncles on Facebook, as well as my maternal aunt, all of which I never knew existed.

Quoting anyotherday:

2003-2005 just college 2005 they opened to high school networks by invite only. 2006 to the rest of us shmucks



Quoting JBiiirdD:

I do know at one time you had to be a college student or grad in order to obtain one. That's what it started out as, a way for college students to network with one another.





Quoting anyotherday:

Actually four years ago I started using fb, not as a student or graduate. I was the last one from my family to do so even... lmao







Quoting JBiiirdD:

Actually, four years ago Facebook required users to be in college or college grads so the teacher very well could've been on it. I opened mine in '07.









I still call bull on this story though.










Quoting Anonymous:

4 years ago the teacher was hanging out on her FB account?? FB was only coming about then and at that time it was only becoming popular with teens and young adults. Only more recently has it spread in popularity to ALL age groups and types of people.












Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Anonymous:

How many years ago?




















Quoting peachesforme:


Quoting Bethsunshine:

I find it hard to believe that your husband could just pop in unannounced and walk freely around the school without anyone noticing, not with the strict security measures in schools now.

this was several years ago. I wanted to tell other parents about it, so others are aware. and Yes, it really did happen.  








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EvilAsh
by on Feb. 10, 2013 at 6:20 PM

Yeah, even for public school, I doubt this happened. Maybe the teacher had the runs and had to take a dump for a while. IMO, leaving the class for a few minutes isn't a huge deal. It's her word vs his, and if the prinipal told him to leave, I doubt he was as innocent as you claim.

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