Were you not listening, reading or watching for the past decade?
What did you not understand?
This. Is. Corporatism! (Not Sparta! 8-))
An under-educated class, born to be in debt, endlessly conditioned to obey, bred under pain of punishment, to Serve.
In this model, Authority is there to Rule, not to Adjudicate, so any attempt, no matter how trivial, to resist, to dissent, or,
as in this case, to provide any alternative to the Authority defined and controlled processes, will *always* be harshly punished.
Appeals for protection justify further exploitation, since the weak deserve to be hurt, and the system serves only the strong.
Might is Right, and don't bleed on the floor.
The only element missing is religion: "If Jaysus loved you, you wouldn't be picked on".
This school has a board.
This municipality has elected officials.
The Majority of the people in this area voted for this.
Your neighbours, colleagues and fellow-parents?
They want this.
This is what modern Western society has become.