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herbm Donating Member (980 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-26-10 05:27 PM
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9. You mean like wailing or gnashing of teeth? You actualy know the individuals on this board and saw
no remorse from any of them? The kids got the spanking. Again.
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  - ...  derby378   Oct-26-10 04:53 PM   #1 
  - Justice, upon payment, has...  hayu_lol   Oct-26-10 05:06 PM   #2 
  - At a time when schools are laying off teachers and staff, curtailing some curiclum like home-ec and  herbm   Oct-26-10 05:09 PM   #3 
  - $81,000 can probably be recouped by trimming the bureaucratic fat  derby378   Oct-26-10 05:16 PM   #4 
  - Because they always get laid off first?  skyounkin   Oct-26-10 05:24 PM   #7 
  - Well, I guess we can dream, cuz that ain't going to happen. These tea baggers never seem to get spla  herbm   Oct-26-10 05:24 PM   #8 
  - Many of the popular "punished" kids went to the real party  Omaha Steve   Oct-26-10 05:22 PM   #5 
  - I didn't see any remorse from that school district.  gvstn   Oct-26-10 05:23 PM   #6 
  - You mean like wailing or gnashing of teeth? You actualy know the individuals on this board and saw  herbm   Oct-26-10 05:27 PM   #9 
     - They took a 17 year old girl to court because they thought she  gvstn   Oct-26-10 05:55 PM   #10 
        - Didn't she take them to court? As well she should have. My problem is with the resolution, the money  herbm   Oct-26-10 07:32 PM   #12 
           - Indeed she did with help from the ACLU  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-26-10 07:58 PM   #15 
           - And how does the $81,000.00 fit in?  herbm   Oct-26-10 08:27 PM   #20 
           - ACLU has a right to be paid by the losers when the court authorizes it  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-26-10 08:40 PM   #22 
           - The ACLU got its 'support' this time off the backs of students. Nothing happened to the actor: the  herbm   Oct-27-10 11:22 AM   #33 
           - Nothing ever does. Moreover nothing was ever pursued over the fake prom  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-27-10 12:31 PM   #36 
           - The private party was a private party. People can be asses at private partys.  herbm   Oct-27-10 02:04 PM   #45 
              - The "private party" was the real prom  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-27-10 03:52 PM   #53 
              - And why wasn't there an official prom? A make-up prom? and how does $81,000 fix anything?  herbm   Oct-27-10 05:53 PM   #61 
                 - There was a rescheduled prom same night as the "private party"  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-27-10 08:55 PM   #66 
                    - Well heck. That's worth 81,000. Is this a way to crack at teens because you couldn't mandate attende  herbm   Oct-28-10 11:40 AM   #71 
                       - Is that magnitude of ignorance difficult, or does it come naturally to you?  Posteritatis   Oct-28-10 04:19 PM   #72 
                          - And it balanced what out how? $81,000.00 out of the budget. And I bet you sling ANOTHER personal ins  herbm   Oct-28-10 06:19 PM   #75 
                             - First, calling an ignorant person ignorant is not an insult.  Posteritatis   Oct-28-10 06:45 PM   #77 
                             - We agree on the action legally 100% What we don't agree on is the remedy. The $81,000.00.  herbm   Oct-28-10 06:55 PM   #79 
                             - No one is in an undamaged state.  gvstn   Oct-28-10 07:18 PM   #80 
              - Yeeah, time to stop talking until you actually learn about the situation. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-27-10 03:54 PM   #55 
                 - Like I said.  herbm   Oct-27-10 05:51 PM   #60 
           - I can't feel much sympathy for the students at that school. nt  tblue37   Oct-27-10 01:01 PM   #40 
           - Did you see when the students started participating in discussion about the whole thing?  Posteritatis   Oct-27-10 01:33 PM   #42 
           - So it hinges on your sympathy not the facts or reason. I support thr Bill of Rights and it extends  herbm   Oct-27-10 02:01 PM   #44 
              - Only one person's rights were violated in this whole situation. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-27-10 02:10 PM   #46 
              - And that was worth $81,000.00.  herbm   Oct-27-10 02:28 PM   #50 
                 - Those were compensory legal fees  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-27-10 03:48 PM   #52 
                 - You guys know I'm right about this.  herbm   Oct-27-10 05:28 PM   #58 
                    - That certainly explains why we're saying you're not. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-27-10 05:58 PM   #62 
                       - riiiiiiiiight.  herbm   Oct-27-10 06:04 PM   #64 
                 - It was worth whatever it cost to make it clear it was unacceptable.  Posteritatis   Oct-27-10 03:53 PM   #54 
                    - See above.  herbm   Oct-27-10 05:28 PM   #59 
                       - You're wrong. You don't know what you're talking about.  ThomCat   Oct-28-10 02:05 AM   #67 
              - Huh? What do the Bill of Rights protections have to do with the fact  tblue37   Oct-28-10 04:50 PM   #73 
           - I don't think you know how the ACLU and other non-profit legal organizations work  jberryhill   Oct-27-10 02:19 PM   #49 
           - The students were clearly supported by their parents.  HuckleB   Oct-28-10 05:03 PM   #74 
           - The losers?  nalnn   Oct-27-10 11:55 AM   #34 
              - Never happens  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-27-10 12:32 PM   #37 
           - That would be about seven weeks of my time, full time, at my billing rate  jberryhill   Oct-27-10 02:15 PM   #48 
           - nvm  Sgent   Oct-26-10 11:40 PM   #30 
           - I'm sorry but maybe the community will understand the  gvstn   Oct-26-10 10:37 PM   #29 
              - They won't.The kids take the brunt of it again. $81,000.00 off the money that already is not enough  herbm   Oct-27-10 11:17 AM   #31 
              - You seem offended that there was a "remedy" at all. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-27-10 12:08 PM   #35 
              - Firing the principal might have been a start. Requiring the Board to take a gov't vetted  herbm   Oct-27-10 01:52 PM   #43 
                 - You need to read up on the events  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-27-10 03:58 PM   #56 
                    - Just for using the special ed kids the way they did  ThomCat   Oct-28-10 02:18 AM   #69 
              - I imagine that to many people  LanternWaste   Oct-27-10 03:38 PM   #51 
              - That isn't your decision to make.  ThomCat   Oct-28-10 02:15 AM   #68 
              - Excellent post! nt  tblue37   Oct-27-10 01:02 PM   #41 
  - Isn't the money going back to the state?  Lost-in-FL   Oct-26-10 06:14 PM   #11 
  - Goes to her lawyers. ACLU as I recall  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-26-10 07:53 PM   #13 
     - How utterly progressive. Only the other students lost here. And that is decidedly unprogressive.  herbm   Oct-27-10 11:19 AM   #32 
        - That those responsible for the decisions were not directly punished is a shame  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-27-10 12:33 PM   #38 
        - Do you work for free?  jberryhill   Oct-27-10 02:11 PM   #47 
        - It was the other students here who, as a group,  ThomCat   Oct-28-10 02:25 AM   #70 
  - Maybe the board should have thought of that before they thoroughly earned the fine. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-26-10 08:21 PM   #18 
  - Its not a fine nor damages, it is legal fees over the original cancellation suit.  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-26-10 08:44 PM   #23 
     - Either way, it was completely, entirely the district's fault they were in that situation. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-26-10 08:46 PM   #24 
        - Absolutely right. As I said earlier, I would be most interested to see what they do this year  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-26-10 09:03 PM   #26 
           - That's my guess, with the addition that the school would quietly be involved with those, too. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-26-10 09:08 PM   #27 
  - because without the financial consequence  quakerboy   Oct-26-10 10:33 PM   #28 
  - The school authorities didn't care that they put kids' education at risk  tblue37   Oct-27-10 12:59 PM   #39 
  - Just have them fire one useless administrator and the $81,000's covered.  FiveGoodMen   Oct-27-10 04:18 PM   #57 
  - It would have been a far better lesson had the school  saltpoint   Oct-26-10 07:55 PM   #14 
  - Actually they sort of did, but then only a few showed up and the rest attened a "private party"  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-26-10 07:59 PM   #16 
     - Good point.  saltpoint   Oct-26-10 08:14 PM   #17 
     - Is it really "sort of did" when they were involved in seeing up the decoy and "real" proms? (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-26-10 08:25 PM   #19 
        - That has never really been documented to any kind of legal standard, but it would be incredulous if  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-26-10 08:38 PM   #21 
  - If they don't have 81,000. To spare don't discriminate.  xchrom   Oct-26-10 08:54 PM   #25 
  - You think the board will care?  John Kerry VonErich   Oct-27-10 06:00 PM   #63 
  - Good, except it shoulda been at least 150K. nt  Zorra   Oct-27-10 06:45 PM   #65 
  - Why can't it be from the pockets of the administrators who did this???  Taverner   Oct-28-10 06:33 PM   #76 
     - The school *are* the homophobes, if you've ever heard the kid's classmates sound off on this. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-28-10 06:46 PM   #78 

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