Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-10-18 21:01:51 –
Colorado Springs — Parents demanded an answer following a allegation that a teacher forced a Colorado Springs junior high school student to tape a mask to his face.
Academy School District 20 is currently investigating the allegations. Over 100 students and staff are interviewed about the situation.
A photo of a sixth grader at Chinook Trail junior high school with a mask taped on his face went round on social media over the weekend. The child’s mother said it was posted to find out if other parents knew about the new policy for taped masks and if there were more students taped.
“It’s a kind of restraint for me,” said parent Stephanie M.
Stephanie told FOX21News that she sent her photos from a time-hop app that shares past photos. My daughter wore a mask with tape on Friday and sent her a selfie. It was then that Stephanie began asking questions.
“With the duty of the mask and everything she liked to hide the causes of her face, such as acne, what really made me sad was that she didn’t know what was wrong.” Stephanie added.
Stephanie explained that her daughter was given a one-time warning to put a mask on her nose, or that she needed to tape it to maintain it. Sixth graders told their mothers that the new policy was implemented a few weeks ago and that teachers implemented it.
“She said she had masking tape on her wrist like a bracelet and taped it every time someone’s mask fell off,” said her parent Tori Skeledam. “It’s sad that our world is approaching this, and teachers will think it’s okay.”
Academy School District 20 has since been obliged to mask. September 27 So many children have to quarantine, so these parents think they’re overdoing it now.
“It’s developing some kind of spirit in our children, and there’s such a restraint on your face,” Stephanie explained. “Your face is you. That’s how people know you. They’re just doubling you to hide you and keep you from breathing. It’s an extreme fit.”
The school district said in a statement: “Currently, there are no specific findings. As we know more, we continue to approve our community. In taking appropriate steps to address these serious allegations. Thank you for the patience and support of the community. ”The district said an email was sent to parents about the situation on Monday.
“I heard rumors that the students did it themselves, rumors that the teacher handed out the tape, and rumors that the teacher made a joke, but the students got the tape. There are so many versions of this that you really need to talk to every student to find out what really happened, “said Alison Cortez of D-20 Chief Communications. increase.
The principal of Chinook Trail Junior High School planned to meet Stephanie and her daughter to discuss what happened on Friday.
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