MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee mother claims she recorded a conversation in which a teacher admits to spanking her son, MyFoxMemphis.com reports.
“He had told me that she whooped him with the ruler because he wouldn’t do his work,” Meriam Thomas said of her son, who claims he was hit in the head, back and stomach at Riverview Elementary School in Memphis.
“They never knew I was recording. I had my phone in my pocket and had it on record.”
Spanking is a violation of Memphis School System policy.
Thomas confronted the teacher and principal. During the recording, she is heard saying: “I’m here to find out what’s going on with my child. She whooped my child.”
A voice responds: “I didn’t whoop your child. I spanked him.”
Sunday, December 02, 2007
Spanking Is Different From Whooping
Just so you know.