Completely frustrated...half rant/half plea for ideas This student has been a roller coaster since day...3? Some days she comes in and she is fine. She participates, she does her work, if you redirect her, she gets back on track with no questions asked. Other days you ask her to put her book bag in the back or tell her that she cannot write on the paper...and the rest of the day will be a battle. She will hum while I teach, talk to herself or others if possible while I teach and this is all blatantly obvious and loud. She will deny every bit of it. She has been written up several times for insubordination and disruptive behavior/disrespect in my class and in other classes. I have a series of consequences. If you are disrupting my class, then one option is to send you to a buddy teacher to finish your work or participate in their class. When I ask her to go to my buddy teacher (or when another teacher asks her to come to my classroom) she REFUSES to leave, every time. Administration has been contacted in other classes to remove her from the classroom. Admin started by telling us not to even give her warning anymore. Since then, admin has told us to ignore some things and pick our battles, since she is in the office so much. I have tried to pick my battles, but there are some things you can't ignore. I've contacted parents for two conferences now, and no show both times. She has been taken out of my partners classes and now is cross teaming with two other teachers for Math and Sci...(happened last Wednesday) Today we came back from lunch, and began social studies. Every time I would begin to talk, she would laugh...at nothing or no one. I stopped immediately giving her the eye of warning and she stopped. I started again, and she started again. I calmly finished telling students what they needed to do, and released them to complete the first task. At this time, I walked over to her desk and tried talking to her about her behavior. Something else about this kid, SHE WILL NOT ANSWER A QUESTION. Eventually I told her, that she could choose not to learn today but that she could not make that choice for everyone else. I walked away to check on my students, and she starts to laugh again as I call them back to order because it is the unfortunate awful scheduling of our bathroom break time. I take this time to go ahead and send her to another classroom. I try to avoid giving her attention because that is what it seems like she wants. When I give her her things, she will not leave. I ask her if she cares about school, about her future, what she wants to be in life, no answers. I ask her if she thinks she can be successful when she is sent to the office so much. She says she doesn't care. "All they will do is put me in ISS." Needless to say the day ended with her in ISS. Its frustrating because none of this is helping, but it is all I can think of to do. Her new teachers just say "She is fine, she just sits there and does her work for me. I wish she would do that in my class, I would...." Which isn't helpful either...any ideas??