I'll confess that this does not have to do with Seattle schools or its students. But with the lack of concern for ANY student exhibited here, you have to wonder if this kind of lax behavior could happen anywhere.
Rep. Gerry Pollet, a true friend to public education, was being interviewed by KIRO-tv about the clean-up of radioactive sewer lines near Magnuson. Look who comes walking along; students from the Waldorf High School.
How is this safe?
From Rep. Pollet:
Watch how students are protected by a chain link fence from radioactive
contamination at Magnuson Park. Numerous groups of students walked
within a couple of feet of the work crew in radiation protection tyvek
suits as they dredge out radioactive contamination from a sewer line.
Their protection against splashes and contamination is the chain link
Students in this video are walking from NOAA road underpass
towards Waldorf High School and Building 27 (indoor soccer).
asked WA Departments of Health and Ecology to take some common sense
safety regulatory steps since they told the public at Tuesday night's
public meeting that they are overseeing safety of the cleanup by the