Sara Baker, parent of an elementary school pupil at Independence’s Mill Creek Elementary School, has criticized the school’s use of isolation rooms. She likened the isolation room to solitary confinement that “turns students into inmates and principals into wardens.” Baker said her son has never been in the isolation room but has seen classmates taken there.
Sara Baker, parent of an elementary school pupil at Independence’s Mill Creek Elementary School, has criticized the school’s use of isolation rooms. She likened the isolation room to solitary confinement that “turns students into inmates and principals into wardens.” Baker said her son has never been in the isolation room but has seen classmates taken there. Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com
Sara Baker, parent of an elementary school pupil at Independence’s Mill Creek Elementary School, has criticized the school’s use of isolation rooms. She likened the isolation room to solitary confinement that “turns students into inmates and principals into wardens.” Baker said her son has never been in the isolation room but has seen classmates taken there. Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com

Independence school board gets an earful from parents who want isolation rooms gone

January 12, 2016 09:10 PM

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