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Copy/Pasted from another group...Craziness!

Posted by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:31 PM
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 I copy and pasted this from another group. Someone posted this. Isn't this horrible? I would be livid if it were my child. How on earth does a child just know when diarrhea is gonna hit??! Or anyone?!?

By Sevil Omer, msnbc.com

A Missouri mother says her 6-year-old daughter was humiliated after she was denied a bathroom break in her kindergarten class and was forced to sit in her diarrhea during a test session at school.

"They didn't even bother trying to clean her up or anything. She still had poop, diarrhea poop, coming out the back, up her front, down her legs," said the mother, Lisa Skidmore of Washburn, Mo., told KY3-TV on Tuesday.

KY3-TV, an NBC News affiliate in Springfield, Mo., was first to report the story.

The incident happened at Southwest Elementary School in Washburn, Mo., where children were participating in the Missouri Assessment Program tests; the state standardized testing required by law.

While tests are not administered until the third grade, the child's kindergarten teacher was sticking to MAP testing guidelines in efforts to simulate the stringent rules to prepare students for what's to come, School District Superintendent Bob Walker told KY3-TV on Tuesday.

"Bottom line, we regret what happened," Walker told KY3-TV.

Walker, who was contacted by msnbc.com on Thursday, said he met with the child's parents on Wednesday.

"From our view point, this is a confidential matter and in regards to the media, we want it to remain that way," Walker told msnbc.com.

In earlier interviews, Walker said he instructed teachers to be more sensitive to situations that might arise during tests.

"I don't want this to happen to any other kid. That's the point of this: I don't want this ever happening," Walker said, according to KY3-TV.

The child's mother said she has asked school officials for an explanation and a policy change.

"They told me that the teacher had asked her to go to the restroom before testing time," Skidmore said, according to KY3-TV.

Skidmore says her daughter was forced to sit in the class for the remainder of test time, about 15 minutes, then she was called after the test, and it was a 20-minute drive to the school, according to KY3-TV.

No one helped to clean up her child, she said. A teacher, however, did give the child a trash bag to wrap around herself, Skidmore said.

"You don't even treat a dog that way!" Skidmore told KY3-TV.

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ittybit2012
by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:33 PM

I'd be standing on someone's desk.  Or get arrested.

Chanel5nyc
by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:37 PM
Wow. I would sue.
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Kenre
by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:38 PM
And they wonder why so many more are opting for homeschooling? Or other schooling over public? What a horrible thing to do. What part of this teaches a child how to be a good adult? Where in our work force do we force employees to sit in crap for a while? I bet if the teacher had to go she would have had an aid come in so she could poop and probably been able to clean herself if she was obviously ill. This isnt the way I would want my kids to think the adult world is like.
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JakesMom712
by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:40 PM
Id be in jail right now for rubbing the teacher's face in it!
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d.wooldridge
by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:46 PM

I'd be in jail for sure, that makes me so mad just hearing about it!!! poor kid! : (

muwchck
by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Really?  That kid was in kindergarten, and I know Cameron still doesn't always know until it's the last minute when he has to go sometimes.  I can't believe they would deny her a bathroom break, no matter what was going on in the school.  I'd have that teacher's job and then some, that's for sure.

raegan1221
by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Yep. It breaks my heart for this poor little girl. I could not even imagine what she went through...so mortifying. And my question now is what kind of turmoil is she going to endure if the other kids picked up that she was sitting in diarrhea??? I am sure they did because I am sure it smelled. What if she now gets hit with a life long horrible nickname or something, kwim?!?  Maybe it won't be that bad for her..I sure hope not. 

Mommy2TwinGirls
by on Apr. 19, 2012 at 9:50 PM
This actually made me cry because all I can think about is how humiliated that little girl must have felt. That teacher should be fired for what she did. I think it's sad that teachers of young children make them wait like that. I have heard similar stories like this & it is truly disturbing. I have sent letters in to my girls teachers when they are having mild stomach issues or a uti so they have no excuse to question if my children are being truthful when they say they need to go.
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