Mom Furious Over School Incident - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Mom Furious Over School Incident

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Cassandra Garcia, an 8-year-old student from Tuscon, Ariz., became upset after her teacher gave her the "Catastrophe Award" for the "most excuses for not having homework." Garcia was given the "award"despite having a folder full of completed assignments, KGUN-TV reports.

Garcia's mother, Christina Valdez, was outraged by the incident, claiming the teacher humiliated her daughter in public for no reason.

"She said the teachers announced the award in front of the whole class and all the children were laughing at her," Valdez told the station.

When an angry Valdez reported the incident, she says the school's principal blew her off, saying it was just a joke, according to Fox 4 Kansas City.

But at least one expert told KGUN-TV that this was no joking matter. click here to read more

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