Liability And Teacher Negligence

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This quiz is about BCPS guidelines and laws related to teacher negligence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You left 2 students in your room after school unsupervised and went to Panera. They found in your unlocked desk a knife, and one of the students injured themselves. Are you liable?
    • A. 

      Yes I am liable.

    • B. 

      No I am not liable.

  • 2. 
    Little Johnny and Little Orphaned Annie get in a fight on the playground where Little Johnny loses. Mommy Johnny says she is going to sue you for not supervising and causing Little Johnny’s injuries.  Is the school liable?
    • A. 

      Yes the school is liable.

    • B. 

      No the school is not liable.

  • 3. 
    Little Johnny decides to jump off the monkey bars when you aren’t looking, after you have warned him to not jump off the handle bars. Are you liable?
    • A. 

      Yes I am liable.

    • B. 

      No I am not liable.

  • 4. 
    In gym class Mr. B instructs all the students that they should never hang on the rim         like the pros when they dunk the basketball. Little Johnny decides to hang onto the       rim after dunking the basketball, falls and breaks his arm on the floor. Is Mr. B       liable?
    • A. 

      Yes Mr. B is liable.

    • B. 

      No Mr. B is not liable.

  • 5. 
    Your students are out at recess. Some of them are on the lower field and others are on the blacktop. You are sitting on the benches facing the school and discussing with one of your colleagues the upcoming Math Benchmark. While you are not looking one of your students is injured on the lower field. Are you liable?
    • A. 

      Yes I am liable.

    • B. 

      No I am not liable.

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