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http://www.democraticunderground.com/12593371#post1 [div class=excerpt]http://www.democraticunderground.com/124384291 http://www.democraticunderground.com/124384554 1. It need not be unanimous. But there must be the consensus. I tend to think that if one person is strongly opposed to a lock, and is making that stand based on some principle they are able to articulate, then that position should be respected and consensus does not exist. But if some people are just-kinda-meh-not-sure opposed to a lock, then you can assume that consensus exists. But I think the bigger picture is that if everyone is doing the job in good faith and being polite to each other, then it should not be very hard to determine if consensus exists and act accordingly. http://www.democraticunderground.com/12595617 [/div] ~~~~~~ Hi Jerry!!! :thumbsup:[font color=blue][b][link:http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=forum&id=1269|Visit the new DU \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Progressive Media Resources Group\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"][/font size][/font color][/b]:thumbsup: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/121223012937-11-obama-face-1223-horizontal-gallery.jpg :thumbsup:[font color = blue][b][link:http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=forum&id=1269|Visit the new DU \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Progressive Media Resources Group\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"][/font size][/font color][/b]:thumbsup: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/121223012937-11-obama-face-1223-horizontal-gallery.jpg

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FFS. It's not rocket science. Rule Number One in Effective Education:

(a rant inspired by a GD thread about a kid who peed in a bottle because the teacher wouldn't give him a pass).

"We Serve Students.

Is that so difficult to understand?

I left the classroom to begin administering programs.

I hire teachers, and last year I had to replace a teacher that didn't fit.

Some teachers get it and other teachers don't.

Everything I do is to support teachers so that they can support students.

Every teacher's job is to support students.

Everyone in my building "gets it", most importantly the kids and parents.

And the students return the favor with positive outputs and attitudes that are of immeasurable value to everyone in the picture.

Our only discipline issues are with visiting students.

That it may be difficult or impossible to implement this principal in every school and district, the fact remains:

Our role is to serve students, and I feel that whenever this isn't understood and celebrated, that failure and grief are soon to follow.

PS: let kids used the restroom, FFS.

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