When do schools punish sick children who miss school?
Your child passed her classes with flying colors but the school is threatening to withhold credit for these classes because she was ill and unable to attend school. Public schools are required by law to accommodate the health needs of students.
Why are sick children not allowed to go to school?
Chronic health problems and medical appointments forced her to miss many school days this year. She made up all her work and has no incomplete assignments. Her grades are A’s and B’s. The school told her that if she doesn’t make up the time she missed, she will not get credit for these classes.
Who are the working parents with Sick Kids?
“Everyone who usually helps me out was busy,” confesses the mother of two from Peterborough, Ont. Out of sick days herself, Avis-Forsythe, an account representative, couldn’t afford to play hooky; neither could her husband, a chef. Erin Devarennes has been there too.
Can a parent use paid sick days for themselves?
Heymann urges parents to discuss their child care needs with elected provincial representatives and encourages employers who offer paid sick days to allow parents to use them for themselves or their kids. Knowing your employer’s policies before you get a midday pickup call from school is a must — something Cheryl Fraser learned the hard way.
What did the teacher get fired for on Facebook?
“I take full responsibility for my stupidity and I hope it serves as an example to kids that they need to be very, very vigilant about their privacy,” she said. If nothing else, Talvitie-Siple can take heart in the fact that she’s not the first to get fired for a Facebook faux pas.
When was teacher asked to resign after calling students germ bags?
Teacher asked to resign after calling students “germ bags” on Facebook. Aug. 19, 2010 — — Facebook users take note: If you want to keep your job, you’re better off doing your job-related griping offline.
Who was the teacher that was forced to resign?
Talvitie-Siple, a supervisor of the high school math and science program in Cohasset, Mass., was forced to resign this week after parents spotted Facebook comments she wrote describing students as “germ bags” and parents as “snobby” and “arrogant.”
Who are famous people who have been fired?
Many famous and influential people were fired before making their mark on the world, including Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, and Thomas Edison. The information contained in this article is not legal advice and is not a substitute for such advice.