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    Teacher fired because school fears her abusive ex-husband

    After reading the article what are your thoughts?

    Do you agree with her and feel she is being punished for someone else's actions?

    Do you agree with the school concerned with safety and disruptions?
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    This is a hard one. I do agree that there seems to be "blaming the victim" mentality going on. That being said, if it was happening at Robbie's school I would probably want the teacher gone unless the guy was in jail for a long time. The safety of the children I think has to take precedence.
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    Agreed. I feel bad for her, she's lived this crappy life with this jerk, gets out and loses her job because she can get rid of him but, like you, I would not want her there in my child's school if he's following her and the kids.

    If that was my job and my husband or ex husband caused disturbances like this I would be let go and I don't even work at a school.
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    I can't believe you guys can side for one hot second on the side of the SCHOOL!!!! Do you know how many parents are in this situation? Do you not want their children attending school? My goodness! The catholic school. of all places, worrying about an outside threat when the biggest threat has endemically been within its walls. Oh the what the WHAT.

    This woman has done NOTHING wrong and you want her to be unemployable? That is horrendous! This is what law enforcement is for! It is SICK to think that her JAILED ex is able to have this control over her life because of your precious snowflakes.

    No way. Not fair. I would welcome this woman to be my childs teacher, even if meant that I personally had to contribute to school security or a defense fund to keep her ex in jail. This is victim punishing at the highest level. NOT okay.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Potter75 View Post
    because of your precious snowflakes.
    After having a total of 14 m/c trying to have a baby you can bet that my child is more important to me then a teacher's job. If the ex could be kept in jail I would have no issue with her teaching but my child should not be put in danger.
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    I didn't say I sided with the school. I said how I felt about it if my child was there. The school can make their own decision. I just said I understood their concern for safety.

    Again, if my husband was a violent threat at my work, I could be terminated. It is a reality. Does it make it fair or right? No.

    I feel bad for her and I said that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mom2robbie View Post
    After having a total of 14 m/c trying to have a baby you can bet that my child is more important to me then a teacher's job. If the ex could be kept in jail I would have no issue with her teaching but my child should not be put in danger.
    I'm very sorry that you had miscarriages but that fact does not allow you to trump human rights. There is a very good chance that many of your children's teachers have ex's who are in jail ~ because you have had losses do you research all of your teachers boy friends histories?
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    He is IN JAIL. How is he a danger to anyones children?
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    ITA with Melis. The school is WRONG in punishing the victim for the actions of her ex. The school should be working with her and with local authorities to try to make sure that this man is not a threat to anyone on school property, not making it impossible for her to support her family because of HIS actions. And I'm pretty sure that's what my employer would do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mom2robbie View Post
    After having a total of 14 m/c trying to have a baby you can bet that my child is more important to me then a teacher's job. If the ex could be kept in jail I would have no issue with her teaching but my child should not be put in danger.
    Are you really saying that your child is more important than any other child here whose parents were, essentially, just lucky to not struggle with infertility or miscarriages? How selfish.
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