I received this on one of my email groups and utterly disgusted with how the school handled this issue. If it was my child the school would be in some real HOT WATER.
(AP) DANVILLE, Pa. A 12-year-old special education student in Montour County was charged with disorderly conduct after authorities said she deliberately wet her pants at school.Her mother told the Press Enterprise it happened because her daughter was frightened by the principal.
The girl had been preparing a holiday lunch with her classmates and teachers at Danville Middle School on December 20th.Her mother said when her daughter refused to go to the kitchen to wash some pots and pans, teachers summoned principal Kevin Duckwork, who confronted the girl.She then wet her pants.
Her mother said the girl is terrified of Duckwork and has wet herself during previous confrontations with him. But Danville Police Chief Eric Gill said school officials are at their “wit’s end” with the girl, and they believe her actions were deliberate.
Charges dropped against girl for wetting her pantsBy MARTY REDDINGTONAssociated PressDANVILLE, Montour County (AP) — Authorities are dropping a disorderly conduct charge against a 12-year-old special education student who they said deliberately wet her pants at school. It was a mistake to bring police into a case of school discipline, Superintendent Steve Keifer said Thursday. “I think the situation was one where the parents and school officials were frustrated, and that's why it was done,” Keifer said. The girl's mother told the Press Enterprise of Bloomsburg that the girl urinated only because she was frightened by the principal. DisplayAds ('Middle'); The girl, whose name was withheld by the newspaper, had worked with her classmates and teachers preparing a holiday lunch at Danville Middle School on Dec. 20. They ate in the library and the girl was later told to wash some pots and pans, her mother said. After she refused to leave the library, teachers summoned principal Kevin Duckworth, who confronted the girl. She then wet her pants.