Wow! There are limits to “school discipline” and this has crossed the line.
NPR Illinois has the disturbing story of the Noble Network Charter Schools allegedly draconian practices. According to the report students and teachers felt that the methods employed by the network of charter schools were “dehumanizing.” Teachers lamented having to punish and “discipline” students for dress code infractions like not having the proper belt. Students said they were treated “like animals.” Noble Network president Constance Jones Brewer says things are being exaggerated and other statements are false. But according to these teachers the only “auditing” of the educational staff is in regards to how they discipline students—not how they teach students. And then there’s this: