Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack, this article seemed in order.) Without help the person whose heart stops beating properly and who begins to feel Faint, has only about 10 seconds left before losing consciousness. However, these victims can help themselves by coughing repeatedly and very vigorously. A deep breath should be taken before each cough, and the cough must be deep and prolonged, as when producing sputum from deep inside the chest. A breath and a cough must be repeated about every two seconds without let up until help arrives, or until the heart is felt to be beating normally again. Deep breaths get oxygen into the lungs and coughing movements squeeze the heart and keep the blood circulating.
The squeezing pressure on the heart also helps it regain normal rhythm. In this way, heart attack victims can get to a phone and, between breaths, call for help
As we said at the outset, yes. All school personnel are “mandated reporters”—that is, they are required by law to report all suspected child abuse and neglect cases, as are police officers, physicians and registered nurses. You must report not only your suspicions, but also any statements from a parent, guardian, custodian or other person legally responsible for the child that, if correct, would indicate that he or she had been abused. The chancellor has translated these various legal obligations into Chancellor’s Regulation A-750.
If you suspect child abuse and you don’t report it, you may be subject to disciplinary action by the DOE; civil liability for all damages inflicted upon or suffered by the child and caused by your failure to report; and criminal charges of a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine.
Speaking of joining "The Resistance", a national network has been forming to fight the attacks on public education . . .
Perkins, you see, has been one of the lone politicians to swim against the charter school tide, not only in NY but perhaps the nation — including President Obama, whose market-based support for undermining the public school system takes him as far away from being a socialist as possible.
Pretty gutsy stuff for a Harlem politician to push back against the policies of the most popular president in history in the Black communities. And Perkins has been vilified. The sleazy NY Post has been rabid, with up to three articles, editorials and columns a day attacking him for holding hearings examining the activities of charter schools. . . .
Perkins leads an emerging line of resistance coming from Black and Latino/a communities undergoing the charter school influx. Harlem is the epicenter, with 28 charters, and more Harlem politicians are joining Perkins.
Hedge fund managers and other Wall Street types who led us into the world of financial meltdown support charters. (Why miss an opportunity to get their fingers on public funds?) Democracy Prep charter school founder Seth Andrew is so outraged at Perkins that he is calling on his buddies on Wall Street to raise a massive amount of money to defeat Perkins who is running for reelection this year. In what may shape up as the modern equivalent of "The Battle of Hastings" in 1066, the Norman conquest of Britain, Wall Street backed armies, joined by charter school advocates, will invade Harlem this summer in an attempt to knock Perkins off as an example to any politician who might dare to question how charters are misusing public money. I know of at least one Norman who will be there standing with Perkins.
Perkins' hearings were held on April 22 and started at 8am. I was the last speaker when it ended at 9pm. Boy, was I hungry, since I got there at 10am with my trusty little video camera and tripod. See some amazing parent voices on the ednotesonline you tube channel. http://www.youtube.com/user/EdNotesOnline