A former student of 11 class (according to others 10th grade) gymnasium in the city of Tchaikovsky of the Perm region appealed to the local children’s Ombudsman with the request to protect its rights in connection with expulsion from school because of cancer treatments. The dismissal of two Schoolgirls 11 Oct posted by the website “Tchaikovsky.of the Russian Federation”. According to journalists, during the summer vacation the Director of the gymnasium Marina Rusinova asked them to leave because they are a significant part of the last school year spent on treatment at the cancer center of Perm, as well as home schooling than the “ruined the data”.
The parents declined to comment. According to the site “Pro City”, and the second expelled the girl was studying in the fifth grade.
As said the Agency “Interfax” the children’s Ombudsman Pavel Mikov, “a medical diagnosis (cancer) is not a legitimate basis for excluding a child from the educational organization at any level”. He also added that the Commission on Affairs of minors of the city of Tchaikovsky’s reviewing the incident.
According to the newspaper “the Tchaikovsky.of the Russian Federation”, Director of the school summer demanded that children go to other schools, explaining that they are due to large gaps “ruining the performance” companies. Students had to transfer.
The website Properm.ru reports that this information Director Rusinova called a lie. What information it called untrue, unclear text. The teacher promised to meet with reporters later.
In the Charter of the gymnasium is no ban on teaching children with any disease, but rather, the responsibilities for assistance to such students.