My Child Has to Show Her Entire School That She’s Failing With a ‘Scarlet Badge’

By Jennifer Lansman

ngd-Cruel and abusive bullying. No wonder schools can’t seem to control bullying…

Publicly shaming my child and countless of other students for falling behind academically is wrong. I know how hard my daughter is working to get her grades up, and I know how discouraged she feels when she walks into school every morning with the “scarlet badge.” Yet she knows that every time a teacher or fellow student sees her red badge they think less of her.

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