What is going on in our schools?

2015-05-20 06:00

I AM a mother and my daughter goes to a local school. Last week I watched a netball game against another local school and was shocked to see how nasty and ugly nine and 10-year-old girls are with one another and how much pressure they are under.

What shocked me even more was to see how a teacher from a local pre-school, who was there watching her daughter, spoke (down to) and embarrassed a little girl of nine, while her daughter stood behind her with a grin on her face.

The mother is a public figure and works with our children.

The other mothers refer to the teacherand#039;s daughter as “the bully” because sheand#039;s a nasty piece of work and gets away with everything because her father is on the school board. A few mothers shared their sadness of how their children get bullied. How sad is this and what are we teaching our children, and no action gets taken.


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