A New York public school principal is under fire after some students were forced to sit out a fun fair during school hours because their parents hadn’t helped pay for it.
According to the New York Post, PS 120 in Flushing, NY held a carnival on its grounds during school hours last Thursday. But only students whose parents had contributed $10 each were allowed to enjoy the bouncy castle, inflatable slides and rides. The students who hadn’t paid were forced to sit in the school auditorium while their classmates played outside.
The Post report even included an attendance sheet showing how many students from each class had paid and were attending, and how many hadn’t and would be forced to miss the fun. According to the sheet, five classes had one student sit out, while the rest of their classmates, ranging from 24-31 pupils, got to play at the carnival. Only one class out of 37 had each of its students pay to attend the carnival.
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