Son expelled from preschool over mom's Facebook post

A Florida mom said her 4-year-old son was expelled from his preschool over a message she posted on her personal Facebook page.

Ashley Habat said she was frustrated over the way the school handled picture day.

She vented on Facebook, thinking it would not be seen by school officials because it was a private posting -- just for her friends.

"Why is it that every single day there is something new I dislike about Will's school? Are my standards really too high or are people working in the education field really just that ignorant," the Facebook post read.

The next morning, the school called her in for a meeting.

"They just felt like we weren't the right fit of parent relationship with the school and that they didn't want him as a student anymore. He had done nothing wrong," Habat said.

The private school sent her a letter of dismissal, saying her decision to post that message called the school’s integrity into question and violated the school’s code of conduct.

"Your relationship with Sonshine did not get off to a very good start the first day of school ... You utilized social media to call into question not only the integrity but the intelligence of our staff," the letter from Sonshine Christian Academy said.

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