The AP acted in appropriately because he may only have
intimidation in his bag of discipline tricks. An administrator
should be dispassionate, firm, and low-key when disciplining,
focusing on the behavior not the student nor his character.
Insulting a student is intimidation and bullying.
This person should be disciplined. Look to your district's
personnel discipline policy for the level of discipline required. A
teacher would be held to the same standard. NO adult
employee may sexually harass a student or any other person
If you witnessed this event, you can report it to the the
On 1/20/15, Concerned wrote:
> The following incident took place yesterday in our local
> high school between a male student and a male assistant
> The student had been removed from a classroom by two
> deans due to insubordination to the teacher.
> The student was brought to the Dean's Office, where the
> issue was addressed.
> Then, an assistant principal requested to speak to the
> The student went into the AP's office, but then shortly
> left, quite agitated and angry.
> He had been told to return to the Dean's Office, but he
> A male dean stepped out into the hall, spoke to the student,
> told him to follow him back to the Dean's Office, and the
> student complied.
> However, the AP stepped out into the hallway, and the
> student turned to him and said, "Suck my d**k!"
> The AP answered back, and asked the student, "Are you gay?"
> And then the student, in turn, asked, "Are you saying to me
> that I'm gay?"
> The AP replied, "Yes, you are gay because you want
> to suck your d**k!"
> At that point, the male dean told the student, "Get inside
> the room," and the student complied.
> Why do you think the AP acted inappropriately when he said
> the above to the student?
> Do you feel that the AP should be formally disciplined for
> having made those remarks?
> What do you think would happen if a male teacher were to
> have made those remarks to a male student?
> In general, how does your school or district administration
> handle inappropriate remarks being made by students and
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