An assistant principal used the N-word whereas reprimanding a biracial fourth grader at an elementary college in Maine, and now his mother and father say it’s been tough for him to go to high school since.
And whereas district directors say the assistant principal will attend extra coaching, the coed’s mother and father are involved that it might occur once more.
Nine-year-old Javon Jarrett, who attends the Willard School in Sanford, was referred to as to the principal’s workplace again on Sept. 27 for taunting different college students whereas on the varsity bus, in response to the Portland Press Herald.
The assistant principal reportedly requested Javon why he was making enjoyable of one other pupil. Javon responded that he wasn’t critical, the Press Herald reported. The assistant principal then stated, “If we were talking and I called you a [racial slur] and said I was joking, how would you take that?” the boy’s mom, Jessica Gouin, instructed the paper.
“He’s going to remember this for the rest of his life,” Gouin instructed WMTW, a WCVB affiliate. “His principal called him this at school.”
Neil Jarrett, Javon’s father, met with college directors afterward, and the assistant principal stated the phrase once more, in response to the Press Herald.
“I was disappointed she did that,” he stated. “Now I’m worried about my kid going there.”
School Superintendent Matthew Nelson instructed the newspaper that he couldn’t verify the title of who spoke with Javon, and likewise couldn’t say what disciplinary measures could possibly be taken.
“We’re trying to make an example, and we failed,” he instructed WMTW. “We failed in terms of being able to do that, but there was no malice intended. It wasn’t intentional in terms of that.”
Neil Jarrett stated he’s involved about his son going to high school, in response to the Press Herald. He additionally instructed WMTW he’s frightened it might occur once more sooner or later, maybe to another person’s little one.
“There’s no way that would, like, cross her mind if she wasn’t really looking at him that way,” he stated.