kppalm asks:

My son was physically assaulted at school, no notification from school. Is there anything I can do?

My 6 year old son was assaulted by another 6 year old on the playground at school yesterday. I received no notification from the school at all.

My son got off the bus bruised, bloody and swollen. I do not mean a little shove, this child pushed my son's head into the asphalt on the playground. My son's face is full of "road-rash" looking scrapes. He has a swollen eye and swollen lips. His nose is the worst and is also swollen along with a good amount of bleeding. He also has deeper scratches on his cheeks.

He said that the playground attendant took him to his teacher, then his teacher took him to the three people knew of this incident but nobody notified me. His glasses were also broken in this altercation.

So, what can I do about the school not notifying me? I plan on taking him to school Monday to get some answers but would like to go in knowing my options. Secondly, am I responsible for his glasses or is that up to the school or other child's parents? Any and all information will be appreciated. Thank you in advance!
In Topics: Bullying and teasing
> 60 days ago



May 15, 2015
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What the Expert Says:

Going into school and speaking with the teacher and the principal is the correct next step. Find out what the school's normal procedure is for notifying parents of an incident. You can discuss with the school what the procedure is for dealing with the student who hurt your son. As far as the other parents paying for the glasses, this may be between you and the parents. However, find out if the school has a protocol for this.
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your shold have a big meeting with the princible of the school or report to the policeif he says no
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