WA child sent home with feces will change schools - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WA child sent home with feces will change schools

YAKIMA, Wash. - A kindergarten child whose parents say he was sent home with a bag of feces tucked in his backpack will finish the school year at a different school.

West Valley School District Superintendent Peter Ansingh says district officials investigated the April 17 incident involving a longtime teacher and have taken "appropriate action." He declined to elaborate but says the teacher still has a job.

The superintendent says the district does not condone what happened.

The boy's father said Thursday his son will be working with a different teacher at another school in the same school district.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the father was encouraged by district officials' response.

The father says his son arrived home with the plastic bag of feces and a sticky note that read "This little turd was found on the floor in my room." The teacher has not returned calls seeking comment.

The father says his son spends part of the school day in a special needs class and part in kindergarten.

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