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Hi, I am a new first year teacher at a Title 1 High school. this high school has extreme bad behavior problems. All of my students African American and hispanic and I am Asian. On the first day in the hallway one student yelled, "who's this gook?" ok I did not know who said it. I feel that most of these students are racist against me. I laid down the rules and procedures and gave the students the contracts. A few of the alpha females are testing me and dehumanizing me. One of them interupted my lecture and walked in front of the class and ripped my student contract in half and she said "now what are you gonna do? " I wrote her up but my God what a horrible week. One day I had to block the door to my classroom so that three African american students could not come in because they were not in my class. I check the schedules. I have been called "Ms.Lee" and that is NOT my name. It is because I am Asian they want to be mean. I have stopped a Hispanic student from coming in the room because...See More
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bernoulli On 9/24/11, New teacher who had the original post wrote: > Hi Jennifer, > > No, things have not gotten better. Wednesday I had to press > charges against a student who continually tapped me and stuck > sticky notes on my back with embarrassing words. I walked around > the class for 40 minutes while all the students laughed at me &...See More
Nov 28, 2011
Early Birdy Document behaviors of the offending students. If a student threatens you physically, you have the legal right to ask that the student be removed from your classroom. Those students are behaving like thugs.

One thing I wanted to mention is that even though your school has a system where you can write infractions, the authority in your clas...See More
Dec 1, 2011
Jen Bernoulli ... I have not heard how this teacher is doing either. I can only pray that things are better. Hopefully we will hear something good soon
Dec 2, 2011
bernoulli On 12/02/11, Jen wrote: > > Bernoulli ... I have not heard how this teacher is doing either. I can > only pray that things are better. Hopefully we will hear something > good soon

Thanks!

I suspect the racial issue is huge in this situation and goes beyond just learning class control. I live near a major city and kno...See More
Dec 3, 2011
William Lin Try [link removed].

On 12/03/11, bernoulli wrote: > On 12/02/11, Jen wrote: >> >> Bernoulli ... I have not heard how this teacher is doing either. I can >> only pray that things are better. Hopefully we will hear something >> good soon > > Thanks! > > I suspect the racial issue is huge in this situat...See More
Feb 20, 2012


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