HENDRY COUNTY, Fla. – A principal at a Hendry County school is under investigation after being recorded paddling a 6-year-old student, reports WINK News.
Central Elementary School Principal Melissa Carter was recorded by the girl’s mother paddling the student who was accused of damaging a computer, the news outlet reported. [TRENDING: 16-year-old girl killed in Orlando shooting | Dolphin gets front-row seat for astronauts’ splashdown | 7 ways to pamper mom] The girl’s mother told WINK News she was called to the school on April 13 because her daughter allegedly caused $50 in damage to a computer.
Corporal punishment is legal in 19 states, including Florida. It is legal in 20 Florida counties, but not in Hendry County. The Clewiston PoliceRead more on clickorlando.com