Hey, Teacher! Leave Those Kids Alone!

“You! Yes, you behind the bikesheds, stand still laddy!”

It’s one thing to regulate recess (a stupid thing), but entirely another to arrest a kid for playground misbehavior. Somehow I don’t think the punishment fit the crime.

“He told her he was placed ‘in a dark room with a window, a metal toilet and a metal sink,’ and that inmates banged on the window ‘saying they were going to get him and cussing,’ she said. He said officers told him to stop crying or they’d let the inmates get him, she said.”