Lexington reeling over parent’s timeout op-ed
Timeout room complaint shakes confidence
Lexington collects academic honors, with the intensity that other school districts amass sports trophies. Its students have some of the highest SAT scores in the state. But a controversial New York Times op-ed piece by a father who said his special-education daughter was placed in a small, padded time out room in 2006, and subsequent complaints from two other parents about similar treatment of their children, has shaken confidence in the 6,400-student district.