Hey School Principal, Do Me a Favor—Handcuff More Kids!

Rude kidsNo mother wants to see her child in handcuffs and no educator worth their salt wants to put a child in them. But 11-year-old Yajira Quezada, a sixth-grader at Shaw Heights Middle School in a suburb of Denver, found out the hard way that it can still happen if you sass the powers that be.

When an assistant principal asked her why she was walking in the hall during the lunch period, Ms. Thing pivoted, walked away, and said


Initially, I thought the cuffs might have been a bit over the top. Then I put myself in her mother

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