Fox News has a story that really made me breathe a sign of relief. I feel so much safer now! A rude and argumentative little 11 year old girl in Colorado was taken away in handcuffs and put in a holding cell. So glad to hear they have their priorities straight at that school. The school authorities went from the counselor trying to talk to the child acting rude to having her arrested – that makes sense?
…An Adams County Sheriff’s Office incident report said Yajira Quezada, a sixth-grader at Shaw Heights Middle School, was found walking in a hallway during lunch by the school’s assistant principal, according to the station. The child reportedly claimed she was in the hallway because she was cold and needed a sweater from her locker.
The report said that when the principal began speaking to the child, she “turned and walked away saying, ‘I don’t have time for this,'” the station reported.
After a counselor tried unsuccessfully to mediate, the girl was reportedly handcuffed and taken to a juvenile holding facility called “The Link.”
While the Adams County Sheriff’s Office claims handcuffing students in such a manner is standard procedure, the girl’s mother blasted officials for treating her daughter like a “criminal.”
“They’re treating them like criminals. And they’re not, they’re kids,” the girl’s mother, Mireya Gaytan, told the station…