blaeks, messicans, gym floors and lawsuits

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  1. geo

    geo Well-Known Member

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    i couldn't believe what i was reading :guffaw: :c

    New Jersey kids win $500,000 settlement after being forced to eat on school's gym floor
    By NBC News staff and wire reports

    Seven students forced to eat lunch on their New Jersey school's gymnasium floor for two weeks as punishment won a $500,000 legal settlement, their attorney said Tuesday.

    The 2008 incident involved fifth-grade students at Charles Sumner Elementary School in Camden, N.J., who were disciplined after one child spilled water as he tried to lift a jug onto a cooler, according to lawyer Alan Schorr.

    The students filed a federal lawsuit against the Camden Board of Education, which agreed to the settlement, Schorr said.

    He said the incident took place against a backdrop of discord between the black and Hispanic populations in the impoverished southern New Jersey city. The children were Hispanic.

    Schorr said the vice principal, who was African-American, punished all 15 students in a bilingual class by making them eat off paper liners normally used on lunch trays. (While there were 15 students in the class, only seven sued.)

    "The African-American kids were eating at tables, with trays, taunting these Hispanic kids who were forced to eat on the ground," Schorr said.

    The vice principal has since transferred.

    CourierPostOnline.com reported that the board of education had approved the settlement but not admitted any guilt.

    It added:

    "Under the settlement, the students will split $280,000, which works out to $31,428 each. Their attorney, Alan H. Schorr of Cherry Hill, will get $220,000."

    The children's teacher was fired after encouraging them to tell their parents about the punishment. The teacher won a $75,000 settlement earlier.

    Neither school officials nor their lawyers could be reached for comment.
     
  2. Popeye Saavedra

    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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    Hahahaha...the lawyer got the last laugh...$220,000. :c
     
  3. banksy

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    the mexicans here sit under a tree and eat their lunch

    school principal was just prepping them for life once they flunk out :dontknow:
     
  4. Popeye Saavedra

    Popeye Saavedra Well-Known Member

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    That's raysis, you chink. :jj:
     
  5. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    lawyer gets 220,000

    Kids get 31,000

    fired teacher gets 75,000

    Vice principle gets 'transferred'

    Fucking NJ, everyone wins except the tax payer
     
  6. Shivvy

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    Al and Jesse should step in
     
  7. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Wow it wasn't THAT bad. They had paper liners. :coffee:
     
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    christ cracker Well-Known Member

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    ew eating in camden should be against the law too
     
  9. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    There are so many things wrong about this story, I don't know where to begin....