Every parents LOVES to hear when their child gets singled out for a special awards.  Usually, parents take those award and either frame them or stick on the fridge.  One 8-year-old not only is not proud of her award, but she is humiliated by it!  Her teacher said the “award” was a joke, but the child’s mother isn’t too happy about it.  Did this teacher go to far?

According to Yahoo, Cassandra Garcia received the award for the “most excuses for not having homework.”  It reads, “You’re Tops! Catastrophe Award.  Awarded to Cassandra Garcia. For Most Excuses for Not Having Homework.” Cassandra’s mother, Christina, is more than a little upset about the whole thing.  While she may have had excuses, there was no reason to tease her child about it.

“I think it’s cruel and no child should be given an award like this. It’s disturbing,” she said, adding that she was not aware her daughter had a problem with homework, and that the girl had been enrolled in an after-school homework assistance program.

What do YOU think though?  Did this teacher do something wrong and go too far, or is she in the clear?

Read more, and see the video news report, at Yahoo.com! 


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