Published January 14, 2015
The mother of a 6-year-old whose mouth was taped shut by a school secretary is suing the school system.
An elementary school secretary, Jennifer Carter, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor child abuse charge after the October incident. Carter taped the unruly child's hands and mouth with masking tape.
The mother of the student filed a legal notice to Denver Public Schools that she intends to sue for $500,000.