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May 23, 2014 at 11:22 AM

No discipline for teacher in flap over bathroom breaks

By Susan Parrish / The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. A teacher accused of denying third-graders potty breaks at Mill Plain Elementary School will not be disciplined following one of two investigations, according to a teachers-union representative. Both investigations stemmed from parent complaints after two girls wet their pants May 15. They said the teacher refused to…


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May 20, 2014 at 9:49 AM

Vancouver teacher had children ‘pay to potty’

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The school district in Vancouver is investigating a third-grade teacher accused of using a “pay to potty” policy that required students to spend their fake classroom cash for bathroom breaks. Two parents complained after their children came home from Mill Plain Elementary School in clothes they were given after wetting themselves. More

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