Redford mom says school failed to tell her about daughter's broken arm

- A Redford mom is furious with her daughter's school after she says her little girl broke her arm during gym class and no one bothered to tell her.

The complaints don't stop there. The 9-year-old student with special needs received a cast Monday morning and a doctor determined she has a fractured arm. She first told her mom about the injury on Sunday.

She told her mother that she fell in gym on Friday and that she had told somebody and was crying because it hurt.

The girl is a 4th grader at Beech Elementary in Redford. Her mother, Candace, asked that we not show her face or reveal her name.

Not only does Candace say the school didn't tell her about her daughter's fall on Friday, but they didn't treat it.

"They didn't do anything, not even ice it," she said.

FOX 2 was sent this statement from Redford Union School District:

"The district and the staff of Beech Elementary are committed to the safety of our students. The district is conducting an investigation into the alleged incident."

Candace says the school year got off to a rough start when she says she heard the bus driver yelling at her daughter

"They bus driver goes hurry up, you can do this. You're lollygagging, get in here. Whoa, this a kid that first of all has special needs. Two, you don't talk to any child like that with or without special needs," she said.

Candace says as a result of that incident, she now drives her daughter to school.

"I just would like for her to be safe and get a good education," she said.

Her daughter's soft cast will be replaced with a hard cast on Tuesday.

"What's it going to take before I'm informed and aware as to what's going on?" she said.

Candace says she is now thinking of transferring her daughter to a different school.

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