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Parents protest 'scream rooms' for students

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 01/11/2012 @ 10:41 am In Education,Front Page,U.S. | No Comments

Middletown parents, many of whom have children at Farm Hill Elementary School, are outraged about the way the school is dealing with misbehaving students.

Teachers and staff put the children, including those with special needs, in what parents call “scream rooms.”

“My 1st grader is there and is not learning because there are so many behavioral problems at that school,” Tricia Belin said.

One parent described the rooms as, “scream closets, where kids bang their heads off of concrete walls.”

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