Friday, June 16, 2017

NYC: Mother Banned by Success Academy Because She Said “Damn” in Presence of Students | Diane Ravitch's blog

NYC: Mother Banned by Success Academy Because She Said “Damn” in Presence of Students | Diane Ravitch's blog:

NYC: Mother Banned by Success Academy Because She Said “Damn” in Presence of Students

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Eva Moskowitz’s Harlem Success Academy Charter chain won the Broad award for its high test scores a few days ago.
The next day, news broke that the mother of a child in fourth grade in a Success Academy Charter School in Brooklyn was banned from the school because she used the word “damn” in the presence of children.
“Latasha Battle feared the banishment by Success Academy of Cobble Hill was going to keep her from attending her son’s fourth-grade graduation Wednesday. She said security guards at the Baltic St. school told her they were instructed to call the police if she showed up.
“Enter the Daily News.
“After a reporter raised questions about the apology demand on Tuesday, Success Academy officials backed down. They told Battle she would be allowed to attend.
“The exile began a few weeks back when Battle and other parents and children were stuck standing outside the school in a downpour because the school doesn’t open the building until 7:35 a.m. sharp.
“When the doors finally opened, she admits that she angrily said, “It’s a damn shame the school made these kids stand in the pouring rain.”
“That apparently infuriated Principal Brittany Davis-Roberti, who within hours fired off a caustic letter to Battle with the tone of an adult chiding a child.
“The letter notified Battle she was no longer allowed on school grounds “until you schedule an appointment with me to apologize for your behavior NYC: Mother Banned by Success Academy Because She Said “Damn” in Presence of Students | Diane Ravitch's blog:
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