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  •  It's always a good idea to look for lessons ... (3+ / 0-)

    ... when something horrible happens.

    “She told me rape is like football, and if you look back on the game what would you have done differently in that situation?” said Annie Clark, describing a school administrator’s response to her sexual assault.
    But the administrator's approach is Exhibit A in how not to do that.

    "The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another." ~ George Bancroft (1800-1891)

    by JBL55 on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 01:06:42 PM PDT

    •  Wow. Well targeted insight. (2+ / 0-)
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      The administrator should have been asking "What could I as an administrator have done to help prevent this?".

      Freedom isn't free. Patriots pay taxes.

      by Dogs are fuzzy on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 07:40:38 PM PDT

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      •  Beautifully stated. (1+ / 0-)
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        Until that kind of thinking becomes part of the mindset of boards, administrators, legislatures, courts, and other like authorities, we will never become the people, and society, we could be.

        "The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another." ~ George Bancroft (1800-1891)

        by JBL55 on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 04:34:53 AM PDT

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