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Student Suspended for Hugging Teacher: Thoughts?

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“Student Suspended for Hugging Teacher: Thoughts?”

  1. December 17th, 2013 at 12:48 PM      Reply Lila Says:

    I think that the teacher took it the wrong way. It was just a hug. Not “sexual harassment”. I understand her fear in being harassed but I honestly think that suspending him for a year is a lot to do for just a hug.

    • December 17th, 2013 at 2:34 PM      Reply yedidah Says:

      I don’t think that he should get suspended for hugging a teacher. I think that the teacher took it the wrong way.It was just a hug why is she getting mad saying it was sexual harassment and i don’t think it was a in appropriately hug but that is what i thing .

  2. December 17th, 2013 at 12:54 PM      Reply Tiffany Says:

    I believe that he young man did not I think the situation that is going on is very disappointing intentionally mean to put his head on her cheek and His lips on her neck he was just trying to give his favorite teacher a friendly hug of appreciation of helping him achieve his goal.

  3. December 17th, 2013 at 1:01 PM      Reply Diani Says:

    I don’t think he should have got suspended because that was not an inappropriately hug that was just a side hug and I think that he should have got some days out of school.

  4. December 17th, 2013 at 1:06 PM      Reply tamesha Says:

    i think that it was a immature to suspend a child from school. school is a place of learning, if he would have been sexually harassing the teacher the way they said he was then they should have settled it in tribunal.

  5. December 17th, 2013 at 1:07 PM      Reply jada Says:

    I think that this is sad because that boy did not do anything all he did was try to hug his teacher.I would not approve of this problem because that teacher just was tripping over nothing. Most people just have a problem with hugging so they hug people and I think that teacher just wanted to start a whole big problem.

  6. December 17th, 2013 at 1:08 PM      Reply Ryen Says:

    My thoughts about this video, is 1: this boy won’t graduate from his senior year on time, and 2: this is CRAZY!!!! First, it was a six year old boy in California who got expelled for so called quote on quote “Sexually Harassment”. Now this….. WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE WORLD!?!?!?!?!?!?

  7. December 17th, 2013 at 1:09 PM      Reply rakaya Says:

    my thought about this video is that i think the teacher was having a bad day or somthing and she didnt want to be botherd or either she was jelouse that he hug other teachers.

  8. December 17th, 2013 at 1:10 PM      Reply taniyah Says:

    I think that is cruel. Because he was just trying to be friendly and be polite and she should not lie and say he tried to kiss her. All he wanted to do is finish high school and graduate.

  9. December 17th, 2013 at 1:12 PM      Reply kayla Says:

    That crazy because it’s like hugging your own mother. I say that , because parents always say when im not around whoever’s your gaurdian there your parents at he time. It’s also crazy because when you hugg someone your chin is on your shoulder, so his lips might have just touched her neck. They should have just taken a polygragh. Then that will solve the problem.

  10. December 17th, 2013 at 1:13 PM      Reply Jameya Says:

    Was it really reported as an inappropriate hug or not? The one-year suspension should be cut down to a week or two because he only has five months until graduation and a scholarship for football. Although the teacher might have thought it was inappropriate, she have before warned him about the hugs. Which he didn’t respect the warning much to his love for hugs. He knows that it was an appropriate hug because she felt his lips and cheeks but he say it wasn’t either one of those things.

  11. December 17th, 2013 at 1:17 PM      Reply Jailen Says:

    I really don’t understand why they suspended him for a year they might as well just expel him, but from what I saw didn’t see any inappropriately hugging or any kissing on the neck. They need to stop caring about these sexual harassment cases and mind their own business. I just don’t know what this world is coming to.

  12. December 17th, 2013 at 1:29 PM      Reply Miranda Says:

    A high school senior is suspended 1 year for hugging teacher inappropriately. Thoughts? Well the thing is that why shall you suspend a kid though you talk as you want kids in school though your suspending kids , kicking them out though I see some of them deserve that they need to get kicked out maybe for fighting, playing too much, Though maybe he could get some little shorter than a year maybe 12, 10 day…….And just because she is a teacher maybe she was not telling the truth and maybe if you though of something before suspending the boy for a year have you ever thought that his lips didn’t mean to touch the back of his lips and check and the funny thing is that takes it way to far though this school doesn’t do anything about it and what I mean about that is last year anda this year a boy was sexaul mean to my friend and she had a sister the same boy talked to her though even more with disrespect….so she told her teacher and she balled out the paper and throw it in the trash so she thought because of the school not wanting to do nothing she started thinking….why dont she handle it myself…so the next day she went up tp the boy and just waited on him to say something to her and as she thought he did and she told the school they did nothing for her ther told her that if it happens again come to tell and she was like ok though the very next time it happened , she told though they did nothing though at the after 3 more weeks of goin through that and waht i mean is she really wanted to fight him so bad though she could not because she didn’t want to get in trouble….though back to my point after those 3 weeks she never saw he after… its crazy tough the brown middle school just is a game the kids can do want they want when they want though as i sit here and and watch and hear tge other kids the kids somewhat are chanceing though the thing is the big differance is that that school did alittle to much and brown don’t to anything its likde the kids could bully and do as they want with out them getting in trouble….they would never get suspend or even talkrd to….

  13. December 17th, 2013 at 1:32 PM      Reply Amiya Says:

    I think that they shouldnt have suspended him for just hugging a teacher, that is so retarded for doing that.

  14. December 17th, 2013 at 2:03 PM      Reply Taniyha Says:

    I honestly think the teacher took it the wrong way. The teacher didn’t know what he was going through he could have wanted a hug from her. You Suspended him for no reason.

  15. December 17th, 2013 at 2:05 PM      Reply Jermyia Says:

    I don’t think that senior should have been suspended for 1 year because of one hug. I didn’t see anything wrong with that. I have seen many students give teachers hug and nothing was wrong. That’s just not right for them to do that to him. It was just a hug.

  16. December 17th, 2013 at 2:12 PM      Reply teiarra Says:

    Well the video made me kind of mad cause how could you get in trouble just for giving someone a hug and if his lips and cheek touched the back of her neck he might have did it on accident instead of on propose but they shouldn’t have been suspended for a year that means that he won’t be able to go to college and be successful and be what he want to be in life.

  17. December 17th, 2013 at 2:13 PM      Reply india Says:

    I think it’s stupid because his head was turned the other way. And I don’t find that as sexual harassment because a hug is a hug. But it would be different.

  18. December 17th, 2013 at 2:14 PM      Reply reniya Says:

    The video really made me mad. The teacher claimed the boy lips touched her cheek but from the footage they didn’t

  19. December 17th, 2013 at 2:15 PM      Reply Rickyia Says:

    I think she was over reacting because the only thing he did was trying to be nice and give her a hug. And she took it as sexually harassment. But by me watching the video. I think he wasn’t sexually harassing her I think he was just trying to make her have a better day. I honestly think she was over reacting.

  20. December 17th, 2013 at 2:15 PM      Reply Jayda Says:

    I think that the teacher took it the wrong way because it look like he was trying to give her a hug to brighten her day. And she probable thought he sexual active and tried to kiss the teacher.Its very disappointing that he can not go to college or any thing else.

  21. December 17th, 2013 at 2:17 PM      Reply korie Says:

    I think that this video was not right because that boy only wanted to brighten his teacher’s day with a simple hug. Apparently her day was so horrible that she decided to get that boy suspended for a year because she claimed that his lips and cheek touched the back of her neck. This lady took it as sexual harassment .

  22. December 17th, 2013 at 2:18 PM      Reply ashley Says:

    I think that they shouldn’t have suspended that boy for some nonsense, because all he did was give his teacher hug probably because he wanted to thank her for teaching him. I think they didn’t have to suspend him for one year.

  23. December 17th, 2013 at 2:19 PM      Reply tiamya Says:

    To be honest I think they could have done something different because it’s not like he committed a crime. Then I really didn’t think he put his lips and his chin on her neck. If he did put his neck and his chin on his teacher neck he could have least got two months.

  24. December 17th, 2013 at 2:20 PM      Reply Phaliyah E. Says:

    Well I honestly think that the teacher did take it the wrong way because when he hugged her, his head was turned. So he couldn’t have rubbed his lips against the teachers neck. He probably did want to make her day by giving her a hug because she could have been mad about something and he wanted to cheer her up.That’s no reason to suspend someone for A WHOLE YEAR. Come on now have some heart.

  25. December 17th, 2013 at 2:20 PM      Reply Alexis Says:

    I really think that the little boy really didn’t mean for that hug to be anything sexual. He looked really hurt, upset to even think that a hug would get him suspended. You know his right a hug really doesn’t hurt anyone. What if it was the other way around a young lady getting a hug from her teacher? That’s not right he just was trying to be friendly.

  26. December 17th, 2013 at 2:24 PM      Reply Genesis Says:

    I don’t understand why hugging somebody would cause somebody their whole life to be punished against education. As a child I don’t feel like “the teacher alleged in the discipline report that she warned McNair. I do think it is an overreaction; however the article clearly states “the teacher alleged in the discipline report that she warned McNair
    About giving teachers hugs and that they were inappropriate”. On the other hand, the mother was unaware – perhaps the school should institute a policy of making sure the PARENT(S) get notified when the student is warned about something like this BEFORE A ONE YEAR SUSPENSION!

  27. December 17th, 2013 at 2:31 PM      Reply Taylor Says:


  28. December 17th, 2013 at 2:35 PM      Reply Maudistine Says:

    I think the high school student should not get suspended from school because he only was giving a teacher a huge so he can make her happy and make her day he was going to be something in life now he can because he got suspended from school for a year now he got to start school over n he go to put his college plans on hold so that no right for him to get suspended.

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