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Teachers taking drugs

Discussion in 'Personal' started by good boy, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. good boy

    good boy New commenter

  2. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    I'll let you know when I come down.
  3. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Oh, sorry. That was a former bank chairman and methodist minister, wasn't it?
  4. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    I've just taken some paracetamol - does that count ?
    needabreak and slingshotsally like this.
  5. harsh-but-fair

    harsh-but-fair Star commenter

    Only if you snorted them.
  6. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    I don't get the point of the article. Are we meant to be scandalised that teachers might not be perfect?
  7. nearmiss

    nearmiss Lead commenter

    What a rubbish article. He quotes an alleged drug dealer and a landlord as his sources and leaps to the bizarre conclusion that teachers might need to be drug tested.
    Bit pointless.
    Give him a good dose of a substance that rhymes with Niagara. He needs it.
    blueskydreaming and Shedman like this.
  8. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    Shock horror - teachers are people and some have undesirable habits :eek:
  9. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    slingshotsally and Shedman like this.
  10. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Article author describes himself as "A school teacher who runs an educational maths website and blog... www.atstudycloud.co.uk" then finishes the piece with "School teacher, blogger & operates a maths online resource for 5 to 11year old children (www.atstudycloud.co.uk)".

    So, his controverial article is in no way intended to draw traffic towards his maths online resource for 5 to 11 year old children at www.atstudycloud.co.uk then - that's good to know.
  11. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Drugs really make you lose your memory don't they ? - and shorten your attention span

    I don't take drugs and my
  12. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    As long as they don't do in front of the kids.......................................;)
    slingshotsally and sabrinakat like this.
  13. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Because they would want some of course - could be expensive 1

    That report isn't worth the LSD impregnated paper it's written on
    slingshotsally likes this.
  14. caterpillartobutterfly

    caterpillartobutterfly Star commenter

    So one teacher, in one area of London, was thought by his neighbour, who has never said more than hello, to be smoking a bit of dodgy stuff. It's a giant leap from there to suggesting that all teachers should be randomly tested for drug use!

    Sports stars are tested because drugs help them cheat. I don't imagine many have tested positive for dope and banned because they are supposed to be a role model. The analogy is madness!
  15. sabrinakat

    sabrinakat Star commenter

    Don't laugh - mandatory drug tests are the norm in the US :(
    slingshotsally likes this.
  16. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    They'd never find the money to do it here - and to be fair there would be very, very few positive tests.
    slingshotsally likes this.
  17. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    What about Colorado, where dope is legal?
    slingshotsally likes this.
  18. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I blame jude.
  19. sabrinakat

    sabrinakat Star commenter

    Not sure about individual states :oops:
  20. nearmiss

    nearmiss Lead commenter

    I'm told many flat surfaces in the members's WCs in Westminster would fail a drugs test.
    sabrinakat likes this.

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