Since August, a teacher at Atlanta's Harper Archer Middle School has complained to her superiors about a behavior specialist and a para pro working in a special needs classroom. She told them the two were disrespectful and rough with the children, but no one believed her. So she set up a hidden camera in the classroom. The video she recorded shows Alger Coleman and Keisha Smith, beating and berating students. Coleman has been charged with battery and cruelty to a child. Smith has not been charged with a crime, but she faces a disciplinary hearing.
Journalists and pundits who frantically doubled down on their initial bad takes deserve more criticism.
It’s an attempt to bypass Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections by insisting it’s not an arrest.
What is the correct reward for the person who creates something that millions of people want badly enough to pay for it?
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.