Friday, December 7, 2012

Video shows six year old blind student dragged by feet down hallway by teachers

What are we teaching our kids? That it's okay to physically force a student with a disability to do what he's told by taking physical advantage of him? 

According to this news article, when a six year old blind student refused to go to anther classroom at the Gonzales Community School in Santa Fe, two teachers grabbed his feet and dragged him down the hallway. A third one watched and failed to report the incident. Afterwards, the student said his head hurt.

You can see what happened in the video below.

So this is how some students with disabilities are treated by those entrusted to teach in schools?  Yes and this is why seclusion and restraint regulations are necessary.  Thank God for cameras.

The article says that the teachers face child abuse charges. The case is being reviewed.

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