Actually Said at Iep Meetings...

  1. "Well it's not like she died." School nurse explaining why it was okay for a student to go without hydration for 1/2 day field trip in 100+ degree weather.
  2. "She's the lowest I have." Resource teacher to a parent about her child's abilities.
  3. "We asked her and she doesn't have a suicide plan." Administrator to parent about why the school didn't need to address her daughter's statements that she couldn't take the bullying anymore and wanted to die.
  4. "Do you think the parent understands how low her son is?" Teacher to advocate, justifying his resistance to speech and occupational therapies.
  5. "He chooses to look that way. He could cut his nails and dress differently." Vice principal to IEP team about how a student could deal with being bullied and harassed.