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Published:March 24th, 2011 12:02 EST
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Outraged Parents Demand Girl, 6, With Peanut Allergy Be Homeschooled!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A student at Edgewater Elementary School in Volusia County, Florida is being asked to withdraw from the school by her classmates` parents.

The student has a life-threatening peanut allergy and, as a result, her classmates are asked to make accommodations to ensure her safety. Some parents of children at the school say the extra steps their children are taking to ensure the girl`s health, such as washing their hands or rinsing out their mouths, are taking away from their own children`s learning. Meanwhile, the school is standing by its decision to make accommodations for the student."

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Commonsense (which isn`t too common these days) has been replaced by political-correctness and tomfoolery.

It is sheer madness to inconvenience hundreds of schoolchildren for the sake of one student with a life-threatening peanut allergy.

The parents are putting their daughter at risk of being bullied or worse. The poor 6-year-old girl is a pawn in a power struggle between the clueless parents of the little girl and all the other parents.

Even with strict rules in place banning peanuts from the school, there is still a chance that the allergic girl will come in contact with a student who has a trace of peanut butter in his hands. The lazy parents should homeschool their daughter, thereby eliminating the chance she will be exposed to peanuts.

Some parents are so furious over the new requirements that they are protesting outside the school.

In defense of the school administrators, they feel legally compelled to institute these outrageous safety precautions because of the Federal Disabilities Act.

The parents of girl with the peanut allergy have turned their school upside down, due to their stubbornness, laziness and the belief that their daughter is the most important person in the world. Only they can end this madness by homeschooling their daughter.


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