By Alex Lloyd Gross
The school administrators of the William B. Tater Elementary School in Collingswood New Jersey have egg on their face after calling the police on one of their own students during a party. You see, brownies were being served and the boy made a comment about them. One student said that the comment was racist and the next thing you know, police were called.
Now the student, a 9 year old in the third grade has to deal with the New Jersey Division of Child Protection. You cannot make this up. Now the boy is traumatized and his parents will look into sending him to another school next year. They also have good grounds for a lawsuit against the school if they want to go that route. Stacy Dos Santos, the boy’s mother is furious at the incident that happened last week.
The Collingswood School District is called for every complaint from a fight to someone calling another student a name. Parents of local school kids that it’s not necessary and they want it stopped. These incidents were normally handled by the school and sometimes between the children themselves, now requires the cops to waste resources to investigate a name calling incident or other minor disruption . Apparently, there was ameeting between the school district, police and prosecutors who advised the school to call the cops on everything, which is what happened.
Brownies were being served at the party. In some parties, someone might serve crackers. Heaven forbid crackers and brownies get served at the same party at a school in Collingswood, they would have to call out the SWAT team.