Tuesday, July 01, 2008

News: Teacher lets Morningside students vote out classmate, 5

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (TCPALM.COM) — Melissa Barton said she is considering legal action after her son's kindergarten teacher led his classmates to vote him out of class.

After each classmate was allowed to say what they didn't like about Barton's 5-year-old son, Alex, his Morningside Elementary teacher Wendy Portillo said they were going to take a vote, Barton said.

By a 14 to 2 margin, the students voted Alex — who is in the process of being diagnosed with autism — out of the class. More...

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