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Joined: Jul 19, 2008
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Posted Jul 19, 2008 at 5:17:57 PM
Subject: busted!

I need your help answering a question. If a student with a disability was caught with marijuana outside of the school setting with a shopowner, what would happen compared to his discipline for the same scenario within the school setting?


Any answer would be appreciated. :)
Thanks!

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Louise
Joined Jul 10, 2008
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Posted:Jul 20, 2008 7:38:44 AM
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If its outside of the school setting then isn't it up to the parents to discipline him/her?

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Mandi
Joined May 05, 2008
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Posted:Jul 21, 2008 7:33:35 PM
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I would assume LD has no bearing on weed usage. If he doesn't have cancer or some other serious LD related to severe physical pain (ie every day of his life he feels like he is having chemo so he can't concentrate LD) Then it seems to me, LD or no LD first offense might make sense to be a month of probation and a hope his parents ground him for 6 months. But that really depends who catches him/her. If it is a cop that makes the most sense to me....

If he is on ritalin then it is outrageous doing anything about a little Marijuana though.... It is total hypocrasy as the prescribed ritalin affects the kids dopamine system the same way only more severely than cocaine. First bust his shrink and the drug companies. Fry the big dealers rather than the small timers. This is my humble opinion on the matter. Plus, having weed as illegal is just assinine anyway.... It's not like weed kills people. Last time i checked that was good old fashioned smokes. But ofcourse ya can't make anything with a lobby group illegal. Why booze and hand guns are still running about unchecked also... I swear this country needs a perspective check and a new president!

Having LD is NOT a free pass to break the law. The end of discussion. Otherwise shouldn't being a sociopath excuse murder and make prisons obsolete? They have a 'disability' too ya know. They don't realize their victims are humans that can feel pain and as such why should they be jailed for their crimes and made to pay when other disabilites get a free pass for breaking the law? I live by a code, 'If ya do the crime you must do the time.'

LD only affects one's learning style. You deserve to have the playing field in school leveled so you can succeed and have a fair shot at having a future. But again, it is NOT an excuse to get out of trouble for breaking a law. No matter how bogus the law may be. Maybe we should have allowed Nixon to continue after all maybe he was so dyslexic he couldn't count. He wasn't really taking away from the federal government's bank account... He just as i said was too dyslexic and accidentally did his addition backwards!!! ooops! Ridiculous. You do the crime, unless you are actually unable to understand right and wrong or suffering delusions and can't tell reality from fiction, you need to do the time!

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DRHD
Joined Apr 29, 2008
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Posted:Jul 22, 2008 8:30:39 PM
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For a child with a disability to be caught with a substance outside the school setting is not legal and therefore subject to ajudication if caught. I sense you are addressing a non-sanctioned school activity. However, being on school grounds and within a sanctioned school activity is a different matter. He is subject to the sanctions of the Code of Conduct within the school division, reported and charged with possession of a substance for adjudication, and depending on the infraction of the nature of the offense subject to an automatic 45 day removal to an interin alternative educational setting. Hence, there are potentially serious sanctions for possession, use, and distribution of any substance or "look alike" onschool premises. IDEA 2004 gives no immunity to weapons and drugs to a child with a disability of removal.

DRHD

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Mandi
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Posted:Jul 23, 2008 12:35:57 AM
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Nor should it. If one understands the wrongness of one's action and delibately chooses to do the action that is wrong, weather one is on ritalin or not or weather one needs to take untimed tests is irrelevant. All that matters is the capacity to apreciate the action one is making. If one can grasp that, then one must be held accountable.

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Mandi
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Posted:Jul 23, 2008 12:36:00 AM
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Nor should it. If one understands the wrongness of one's action and delibately chooses to do the action that is wrong, weather one is on ritalin or not or weather one needs to take untimed tests is irrelevant. All that matters is the capacity to apreciate the action one is making. If one can grasp that, then one must be held accountable.

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Rosco P. Coltrane
Joined Jun 28, 2007
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Posted:Aug 25, 2008 1:19:34 PM
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Bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do? What you gonna do when they come for you?

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Mandi
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Posted:Sep 02, 2008 2:45:09 PM
Subject:busted!

uhhh run?

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