Hurricane Ethical Issues

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ETHICAL ISSUE- All school districts in Tampa Bay reopen Monday; make-up days in flux

On Aug 30, 2017 a extremely powerful hurricane formed in the Atlantic as a category 2 hurricane. As days past the large gust and wind and rain turn from a category 2 to a category 3 hurricane and as days past it fluctuated between a category 2 to a 3 back to a 2. On September 4, 2017 that was the day everyone in the state of Florida became very in tune to make sure we were ready for a category 5 hurricane. Looking at the news as they played out every scenario as to where this storm would head was miserable. I never had so many sleepless nights. As the days past of stocking up on water, Non-perishable foods, flashlight candles, gas. In preparation for the
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I do understand that yes it puts a big dent in the learning plan for the semester. This catastrophic hurricane was something unplan something we as human had no control over. In my opinion to make a child sit through an extra week of class do to the child school being used as a shelter is unjust. The moment the storm came about there was a plan to use the school as a shelter and a plan to clean up, but this plan is not in timely manner. I do understand the things left being from people and their dogs has to be properly sanitizes but a better plan should be in place have a quicker turnaround so now a child has to sit through a extra week of class for because of untimely system to me that is unjust as Dr. martin Luther King stated in his letter from the Birmingham jail “a unjust law is a code that is out of harmony with its moral law. To put it in the terms of St. Thomas Aquinas an unjust law is a human made law that is not rooted in eternal law or natural law.” Per the artic ether was not a decision made yet but they reference “In the past, when school was closed for weather events, Hillsborough did not have to add any days to the calendar because its schools are open for far more minutes than the state requires. ” so why should they have to make the days this
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