(Editor’s Note: The topic of student bullying on the part of school staff has not been well-researched or properly acknowledged. This seems to be an example of school adult staff bullying kids. It’s especially egregious that the targets are disabled students. This case is not likely to end well for the Academy. — Mike Tully)
Among Miami’s most prestigious high schools is the Marine Academy of Science and Technology, which is dedicated to giving gifted kids a rigorous education in the marine sciences. But according to one set of triplets who attended the school’s Florida International University campus in North Miami, MAST takes education so seriously that if you need to miss class for an actual disability, staff members might hang a sign around your neck to shame you.