Washington mother Olga Montano alleges a teacher ordered students to drag her daughter to the front of the classroom, after the girl said she was too embarrassed to speak up in front of the class.
The mother told reporters that Quincy, Wash., substitute teacher Ken Lacey told the 6th-grader, "I'll show you embarrassed." He asked four other students to bring her up by force.
The mother describes a classroom video that the school principal showed her of the incident. Montano says she saw more than four people involved. And that the girl was more than dragged.
“While she was being dragged, more kids joined in,” the mother said. “And she was being slapped, kicked, punched in the face.”
The substitute resigned this week after the mother's outcry over the Dec. 12 incident gained media attention. The girl has been interviewed by police, according to reports. City officials refused a public records request to release the video, citing a pending investigation.