Quantcast
Connect with us

Georgia mom furious after coach’s ‘spanking’ chips first-grader’s tooth

Published

on

A mother in Albany, Georgia wants to know how her 8-year-old son ended up with a chipped tooth after what was allegedly a routine disciplining by a P.E. coach at Jackson Heights Elementary School.

According to WALB Channel 10 News, Sadeirdra Canady said that her son Deonte Harris was attending an In School Suspension Program when the incident took place last month.

The manner in which school officials handled the incident, Canady said, made it seem as if they were trying to hide something.

“Any other time that Deontae Harris gets in trouble in school they call and report it, you know doing anything,” she told WALB. “No one called it was like they was trying to cover it up.”

Harris said that the coach held him between his legs so that he could spank him, but that the blows drove the first grader face-first into the wall behind the teacher.

ADVERTISEMENT

“He put me between his legs and spanked me and after that he throwed me to the wall,” the boy said.

Harris also told his mother that the school’s assistant principal struck him, but Canady said that she has only authorized the school principal to administer corporal punishment to her son.

“I’m trying to figure out why was the ISS teacher punishing him anyway,” she said.

ADVERTISEMENT

Assistant Superintendent of Schools Jack Willis told Channel 10 that his office is investigating the matter.

“At this point I received a call from her this morning telling me about this and then later in the morning I received a copy of the incident report and right now our folks are investigating it,” said Willis.

“There has been no action taken at this point because we don’t know exactly what happened,” he said.

ADVERTISEMENT

Canady said that she does not feel the investigation has been handled in a timely manner.

“This is what three four weeks later now and the investigator just now coming to interview me?” she said.

The names of the coach and the assistant principal have not been released.

ADVERTISEMENT

Watch video about this story, embedded below:

WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports


Report typos and corrections to [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

‘Washington is no longer functional’: Brian Williams admits he’s sad to report that ‘our government is broken’

Published

on

MSNBC anchor Brian Williams on Tuesday reported that America's federal government is broken.

"This was day 908 of the Trump Administration and while there is no joy in it, one way of summing up today is this: Our government’s broken, our politics are broken, Washington is no longer functional, and the cracks in our society are deepening," Williams reported.

"Much of this day was taken up by the discussion of racist statements by the president. Then tonight came the news that had so many people thinking back to when we were different, the death just tonight of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens at the age of 99," he said.

Continue Reading

Facebook

Seth Meyers plays hilarious fictional Democratic debate — featuring all 20 candidates on stage at the same time

Published

on

The host of NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" thought his network did a good job hosting the first round of Democratic debates among 2020 hopefuls, but his "one complaint" was that there weren't enough candidates on stage.

The rules established by the Democratic National Committee required NBC to host two nights of debates, with ten candidates on the stage each night.

Meyers wanted all twenty, so he presented Late Night's version of the debates, where Meyers would pretend to moderate the debate and then splice out-of-context video of the candidates to make it appear as if they were answering his question.

Continue Reading
 

Facebook

Don Lemon flabbergasted by brazen lying by Republican Kris Kobach: ‘He lied to your face’

Published

on

CNN anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo had a heart-to-heart conversation about racism in America during the handoff between their shows on Tuesday.

"What’s going on with you? I saw you in the makeup room. Your energy is off. You seem down. Is this getting to you, what happened today? With what the president tweeted and how people are reacting?" Lemon asked his colleague.

"Is it getting to me? It hits close to home, to be honest. My grandparents were afraid of people like Trump. Ironically, they grew up very close to one another," Cuomo answered, recounting his family's story of seeking acceptance in America. "It hits close to home."

Continue Reading
 
 
 

Copyright © 2019 Raw Story Media, Inc. PO Box 21050, Washington, D.C. 20009 | Masthead | Privacy Policy | For corrections or concerns, please email [email protected]

close-image