By Ishani Desai | Sacramento Bee
A Sacramento teacher’s family is decrying criminal charges levied against the woman from actions — including threatening school officials — they say arose during a mental health crisis.
Kaylin Footman, a second-grade teacher at Paso Verde School, faced microaggressions at work that led to her deteriorating mental state and, ultimately, her arrest, her family said in a news conference Monday with the Sacramento chapter of the NAACP.
There have been no written reports of any discrimination Footman faced in the time she worked with the Natomas Unified School District, according to a spokeswoman for the district. Footman worked at the district for at least five years.
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