Teacher Breaks Confiscated Phone: Fair Play or Crossing the Line? 😱

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We've all heard about teachers confiscating students' phones during class, but what happens when the teacher accidentally takes it home and it gets damaged? This mom found herself in a sticky situation when her 10-year-old son's phone was confiscated at school, only to end up broken in the hands of the teacher's toddler. While the teacher was apologetic and offered a repayment plan, the mom decided to report the incident to the school. Was she right to do so, or did she cross a line? Let's dive into the story! 📱💥

Phone Confiscated: No Surprises Here 📵

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A Change in Protocol 🤔

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Toddler Trouble: Phone Meets its Demise 📱💥

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Repayment Plan and a Brick with a Screen 📞

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Mom Takes Action: Reporting to the School 📨

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School's Response: Apologies and Promises 🙏

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Teacher's Reaction: Anger and Accusations 😠

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The Ultimate Question: Who's in the Wrong? 🤷‍♀️

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Broken Phone Drama: Was Reporting the Teacher Justified? 🧐

In a whirlwind of events, a 10-year-old's confiscated phone ends up broken in the hands of his teacher's toddler. The teacher, apologetic and offering a repayment plan, finds herself reported to the school by the concerned mom. With the school promising to address the issue, the teacher feels betrayed and accuses the mom of messing with her career. So, who's really in the wrong here? Let's see what the internet has to say about this situation... 💬

Phone confiscated, toddler got it, teacher broke it. NTA.

Ok_Job_9417 | Ok_Job_9417

Teacher broke confiscated phone, but was in the wrong. NTA.

Rage-Parrot | Rage-Parrot

Teacher breaks confiscated phone, parent calls out negligence. NTA.

Beck2010 | Beck2010

NTA takes responsibility, but is the teacher justified? 🤔

Fattdog64 | Fattdog64

Keeping it official was the right move. NTA 👍

Erthan-1 | Erthan-1

Teacher's responsibility for confiscated phone damage debated. NTA wins.

ElectronHick | ElectronHick

Secure phone policy needed to avoid teacher-student conflict 📞

The__Riker__Maneuver | The__Riker__Maneuver

Teacher's private financial agreement with student was unwise and risky. NTA.

MoogOfTheWisp | MoogOfTheWisp

NTA defends paper trail in phone confiscation incident. 👏

bootiriot | bootiriot

Teacher mishandled confiscated phone, NTA for calling her out. 👏

Moon-Queen95 | Moon-Queen95

Soft NTA for parent, but teacher should have informed school 📱

Zealousideal_841 | Zealousideal_841

NTA. Good point about needing written proof of agreement 👍

SoleMurias | SoleMurias

Teacher's negligence leads to broken phone. NTA verdict.

psycholpn | psycholpn

School protocol followed, NTA for confiscating phone. 📱🚫

svbliminalpvnk | svbliminalpvnk

Did OP give full context to the school? 🤔

Fantastic-Focus-7056 | Fantastic-Focus-7056

Teacher broke protocol, but wants to make amends. NTA.

kbmeow0326 | kbmeow0326

Teacher accused of stealing and breaking student's phone. 🤔

MaxV331 | MaxV331

Keeping confiscated phones through school avoids legal disputes. NTA.

Treatapple | Treatapple

Teacher forgets confiscated phone with toddler, reports and phone-breaking ESH.

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Involve the school and parents to avoid miscommunication 👍

Chantalle22 | Chantalle22

Parent defends teacher's mistake and offers empathy. 👏

Dazzling-Box4393 | Dazzling-Box4393

Fair play or crossing the line? Teacher breaks confiscated phone. 😱

BlueRFR3100 | BlueRFR3100

Teacher takes responsibility for broken phone, but should follow protocol 👍

Fun_Organization3857 | Fun_Organization3857

Teacher confiscates phone, breaks it, parent complains. YTA or NAH?

savi518 | savi518

Defending the teacher's mistake, calling out the parent's entitlement. 😒

Letsgo4bread | Letsgo4bread

Taking students' phones home is a safeguarding issue 🤔

Schnarkysquirrel | Schnarkysquirrel

Student defends NTA judgment with valid reasons. 💪

haillordvecna | haillordvecna

Parent defends teacher's actions in phone confiscation disagreement. 💪

ThreeDogs2022 | ThreeDogs2022

Teacher broke confiscated phone, commenter says NTA for reporting it.

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Reporting a serious issue to the school: NAH or ESH? 🤔

AutisticPenguin2 | AutisticPenguin2

Teacher takes phone home, toddler ruins it. Commenter says NTA.

Blommer12345 | Blommer12345

User disagrees with phone confiscation and punishment for teacher. YTA.

TLBizzy | TLBizzy

Parent defends toddler's behavior in phone confiscation debate. 🤷‍♀️

MarsAmbassador69 | MarsAmbassador69

User accuses teacher of lying about confiscated phone incident. 🤔

OmniFella | OmniFella

Confiscated phone taken home and broken by teacher's toddler. NTA.

Agreeable_Space2759 | Agreeable_Space2759

Expensive phone confiscated by teacher, NTA for breaking it.

BKDOffice | BKDOffice

Teacher breaks confiscated phone, commenter says NTA for reporting it 😱

schmitty9800 | schmitty9800

Teacher's apology visit questioned after breaking confiscated phone. NTA.

BothReading1229 | BothReading1229

NTA gets called pathetic for informing school. 😱

Veauxdeaux | Veauxdeaux

Teacher accidentally breaks confiscated phone, sets up payment plan. NAH.

TragedyPornFamilyVid | TragedyPornFamilyVid

Taking responsibility is a lost art 😕

albynomonk | albynomonk

Teacher admits fault, offers to pay for phone. NAH.

IKnowWhatIsWhat | IKnowWhatIsWhat

Fair to confiscate, unfair to not return at end of day 😕

jm7489 | jm7489

User thinks OP is the a**hole for involving school administration.

Jesus_on_a_biscuit | Jesus_on_a_biscuit

Curious commenter seeks more info on school involvement 🤔

IanDOsmond | IanDOsmond

User advocates for cruelty towards teacher, lacks empathy 🤷

TomatilloSpecial5233 | TomatilloSpecial5233

Teacher breaks phone, offers to pay. NTA, but school should know.

RecommendsMalazan | RecommendsMalazan

Mom defends son's confiscated phone, calls for immediate replacement. 📞

dogs4life444 | dogs4life444

User forgives teacher but questions reporting for honest mistake. 😐

Interesting_Top_7285 | Interesting_Top_7285

Teacher's mistake, but student overreacted. YTA comment gets backlash.

just_-reading | just_-reading

Teacher takes confiscated phone home, toddler breaks it. NTA.

Bluellan | Bluellan

Redditor defends teacher accused of crossing the line with confiscated phone.

quick_justice | quick_justice

Protocol for confiscated items needed to avoid accidents. NTA.

Distorted_Penguin | Distorted_Penguin

Mom's mistake or sneaky move? Commenters debate confiscated phone.

mattjf22 | mattjf22

Supportive comment defends teacher's decision to break phone.

ConsiderationOk7513 | ConsiderationOk7513

Student calls teacher YTA for breaking phone, no sympathy given.

Individual_Brush_116 | Individual_Brush_116

Teacher should have reported it to school. Not TA for reporting.

Ellesbells76 | Ellesbells76

Teacher drops confiscated phone, confesses and offers to pay. YTA.

Nervous-Ad292 | Nervous-Ad292

Redeeming the situation: How to assume good faith with teachers? 👍

abqcheeks | abqcheeks

Teacher accidentally breaks confiscated phone, faces harsh criticism. 😞

EllyStar | EllyStar

Confiscated phones overnight? That's wild 🤯

secretbabe77777 | secretbabe77777

Parent tries to get teacher in trouble after phone confiscation. YTA.

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Teacher steals phone, breaks it, and gets reported. NTA.

CivilSenpai69 | CivilSenpai69

Parent defends teacher for breaking confiscated phone, deems apology sufficient. 👍

bigmomma1965 | bigmomma1965

Teacher shortage in the US and changing times in schools. 😕

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Don't be a snitch, just settle it quietly 👀

tulamidan | tulamidan

Taking a student's phone home: Crossing the line? 🤔

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Parent defends right to keep confiscated phone overnight. 💪

Bonzi777 | Bonzi777

Red-handed teacher gets reported for breaking student's phone. Yikes! 🤯

snewton_8 | snewton_8

Parent criticized for reporting teacher after phone confiscation resolved. 🙅

2_old_for_this_spit | 2_old_for_this_spit

Betraying trust? YTA for reporting teacher after accepting apology. 😔

rab-byte | rab-byte

Debate over a 10-year-old's phone in class sparks controversy. YTA?

bugbirdy | bugbirdy

Teacher violates policies by breaking phone, NTA comment calls out. 🙅

JuliaX1984 | JuliaX1984

Teacher goes to parent's house but doesn't return confiscated phone. NTA 👍

ProperWishbone3489 | ProperWishbone3489

Documenting property damage is always right, NTA 👍

Karma_1969 | Karma_1969

Holding accountable vs forgiving: a month from now dilemma. 🤔

Himkano | Himkano

Teacher accidentally takes things home, but returning them is key. NTA

JaxandMia | JaxandMia

Toddler damages confiscated phone, teacher upgrades it? NTA verdict.

Entire-Level3651 | Entire-Level3651

Personal belongings shouldn't be confiscated. Teacher crossed the line. 🙅

Zephear119 | Zephear119

Teacher steals student's phone, uses it to entertain toddler. NTA.

FPFan | FPFan

Teacher's reaction to confiscated phone sparks empathy in commenter 😢

mouse_attack | mouse_attack

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