It was just one of those things.
Mom didn’t realize her 5-year-old daughter put a bubble-blowing toy gun in her backpack Monday morning — but officials at Southeast Elementary in Brighton, Colorado, sure did.
Soon enough, the kindergartener pulled out her purple-green-yellow contraption encased in clear plastic during recess — and with that, the school called Mom and told her to come pick up her daughter.
Image source: KMGH-TV
She was suspended for the day, KMGH-TV reported.
“I asked, ‘Is it really necessary for me to come get her?’” the mother, who requested anonymity, told the station. “And they said, ‘Yes, this is our zero-tolerance policy, and somebody needs to come get her immediately.’”
That night, Mom told KMGH, her daughter was so distraught that she asked to stay home and help clean the house instead of going to school.
“It’s a shame, because it’s the end of the school year, and it’s kind of ending on a bad note now,” the mother added. “And she didn’t deserve that. She didn’t deserve a punishment like that.”
While a spokesman with Adams County School District 27JA denied KMGH an interview with the elementary school principal and the district superintendent, a statement was released: …Read the Rest
Source:: The Blaze