Mom sues Birmingham schools, says son beaten at Barrett Elementary
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Dec 09, 2010 | 980 views |  0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

A Birmingham woman who claims her son was beaten with a belt by his second-grade teacher for missing six answers on a test has filed a federal lawsuit against the teacher and the Birmingham city school system.

Sarah Blackmon said her 9-year-old son, referred to as TW in the lawsuit because he is a minor, was struck with the belt -- and the belt buckle -- six times, once for each question he missed on the test.

Read the full story from The Birmingham News.

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