A mother claims she had no idea that her first grader was being made to sit on a floor for weeks on end as a school punishment. She has since removed her daughter from the school, but wants answers.
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00:01 A girl on the trees sway the pictures seemed innocent
00:05 enough. But that drawing was done on a death by --
00:08 first grader at Westwood elementary. We talked about it -- appropriate
00:13 right on school property your anybody's property that -- and yes
00:17 of course. This mom who's hiding their identity to protect her
00:20 daughter's. Said the teacher told her the punishment was to clean
00:24 desk this recess. And go to the principal's office. But there
00:29 was one more penalty bonds that was never mentioned teachers that
00:33 you're not getting invest back until the second great. All her
00:36 classmates had a desk -- -- but the seven year old
00:39 sat on the floor with a clipboard. For more than four
00:43 week. I asked her why did you not tell me and
00:46 she said I was too scared to tell you mama because.
00:50 She thought what she had done was so bad that she
00:52 didn't that she didn't deserve to have a -- Sprint rich
00:55 -- investigated and tells us the teacher was reprimanded. For her
00:59 classroom management. And that the family had been offered multiple opportunities
01:04 to transfer their child. Eager to another teacher within the school.
01:08 Or to any elementary school in the district were enrollment is
01:12 not -- she has definitely has some Beers going into the
01:15 second great. This mom chose to withdraw her daughter. And it's
01:19 picked another school for the new year. But the girls little
01:22 brother can't go with her because his grade is capped and
01:26 the whole experience has left this mom feeling helpless. Well I
01:29 mean -- the cup primal instinct that you feel to protect
01:32 your child -- the fact that I sent her there every
01:34 day not knowing that after she was going into because nobody
01:37 made me aware it's. It's that's horrible. Point LaMont says the
01:45 district is not budget but she's hoping that they will because
01:49 she wants her two kids to go to school together so
01:51 she's filed a formal treatment.