Teacher in China slaps girl, 5, repeatedly for getting math wrong

In the you-can’t-make-up-this-stuff category, a kindergarten teacher in China slaps a 5-year-old girl over and over when the child gets a math problem wrong, according to a Chinese news program. Here’s part of the video that was on the Chinese station showing the girl get slapped several times, from the Web site chinaSMACK. The story goes on to say that a surveillance video caught the teacher, and the kindergarten has been closed.


Valerie Strauss covers education and runs The Answer Sheet blog.
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Valerie Strauss · November 27, 2012