Another Miami Kid Forced to Hold a Sign on a Street Corner Because School Problems
Apparently public shaming is the hottest parenting trend hitting Florida. Yet again angry parents have forced their kid to stand by a roadway holding a sign after problems at school. The latest kid to get the nontraditional punishment is Tarvon Young, a fifth grade student at the Richard Allen Leadership Academy in Miami Gardens, who was suspended from school for four days after planning to bully another student.
Tarvon's mother Tarra Dean was none to pleased with her child's suspension, so, according to WSVN, she decided that he should stand outside his school 90 minutes a day holding a sign that reads, "I was sent to school to get an education. Not to be a bully... I was not raised this way!"
Of course Dean, a corrections officers, is with her son through out and is making sure he stays hydrated.
It's the second time in less than a month that punishment has been used in Miami-Dade. Back in March, a seventh grader was forced to stand outside holding a sign after he received three Fs on his report card.
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