Kindergarten Teacher Orders Students to Slap Bully
The old saying is that if you ignore a bully, he’ll stop. One kindergarten teacher at Salinas Elementary School, which is located just outside of San Antonio, Texas, tried a very different method of teaching her class bully a lesson. Six year old Aiden Neely was accused of picking on other students in his class, so his teacher (who remains unidentified) had the other 24 children in her class line up and slap Aiden, one by one. Aiden’s mother claims that her son was hit twice by each child before his punishment was over.
Aiden’s teacher told the boy not to tell his parents about the incident, which occurred in May, and he didn’t. In fact, his parents only learned about the incident weeks later when the school principal called the family.
Both Aiden’s teacher and another teacher who is charged with not reporting the incident have been fired from the school and charged with a misdemeanor. This sentence is not enough for Aiden’s mother, however, who is demanding that Aiden’s teacher never be able to teach in a school again.
Aiden’s mother says: “I just want to make sure that she isn’t able to teach again. I just want to make sure that justice is served for Aiden.”
Based on comments found across the internet, the jury seems to be out on whether or not Aiden's teacher should be punished for her actions. What are your thoughts?