Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Defend Yourself in the UK and You Can't Teach, But Sex Offenders Can (and do!)

'Impossible' to give air gun teacher her job back | 24dash.com - Education Via KABA, we get an update on the teacher dismissed for facing a bunch of "yobs" (that's British double-talk for violent street thugs) armed with an airgun. She is having a hard time getting her job back.
It would be "impossible" for a teacher jailed for firing an air pistol during a stand-off with "yobs" to get her job back, an employment tribunal heard today.
While the UK has no trouble employing sex-offenders as teachers.
In her statement to MPs on Thursday Ms. Kelly identified 88 individuals who had not been banned from working in schools, even though they had committed sex offences or were being monitored on the sex offenders' register.

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