Abusive Teacher’s Last Pass

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Have you heard the term ‘Pass the Trash?’ I know of the practice, I didn’t know there was a name for it. In a nutshell, you have an employee whose work performance is substandard for whatever reason, they’re given the choice to resign or be fired. If they resign, their substandard job performance is withheld when the next employer checks references – due to ‘confidentiality’ requirements.

I remember we were told when a potential employer called for references we could respond with a “no” to the question, “Would you hire X again?” but could say nothing else as to why not.

BLOG POST #155: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving a first-grade school teacher.

Résumé Of Abuse Begins

Sept. 1998- June 2010: Employed as a first-grade teacher with school #1.

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School Threats

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You maybe didn’t know the peak time for school threats and violence tends to be in the first or last trimester of the school year.

In my opinion, students who dread school for a myriad of reasons snap at the beginning of the new school year once they see school life is no better and maybe worse than the previous school year. During the spring semester, as school is winding down, bullying is in full swing.

Often, threats are a reaction rather than an objective. Regardless of the sad circumstances, school threats are a crime.

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Foiled Middle School Shooting

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A foiled school shooting plot is always a good thing. I wish there would be more press time and evaluation about what lead to the plot in the first place.

BLOG POST #148: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving two middle school boys.

Hear Something—Say Something

When a student overheard a 13-year-old and a 14-year-old plotting a Columbine-style shooting for a specific Friday in January, the student reported the information to authorities.

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Most Wanted Teacher

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I’ve warned on a few posts that the case referenced is alarming. Be advised—this criminal’s actions were horrific.

BLOG POST #144: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving an elementary school teacher.

A Long Road To Justice

This case has taken a long time to reach a trial, verdict, and then sentencing. You may have heard about this on the news or seen this case on an Unsolved Mystery type show.

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Tantalizing Text Messages

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When anyone does anything risky or risqué using their cell phone, electronic device or computer they risk the world knowing about what they’ve done or said and worse.

Utilizing the internet means crossing many jurisdictions thereby becoming a federal issue and quite possibly a punishable crime. High school kids sharing sexually explicit photos can get into big-time trouble.

BLOG POST #141: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving a high school science teacher.

Only the ex-teacher, in this case, can answer the question—what was she thinking?!

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