School Aide Resigns After Making 'Picking Cotton' Remark to Students

Maria Perez
Jun 19, 2019 - 5:00

An aide from a school in Oregon has resigned after making “inappropriate racialized comments” to students, district officials said.The school aide, who worked at Linwood Elementary School in Milwaukie, Oregon’s North Clackamas School District, reportedly used comments about slavery and manual labor to refer to students during lunch on May 31, The Oregonian reported. Syreeta Spencer, who is the mother of a fifth-grader that attends the...

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