Mom accused of hitting 9-year-old with a two-by-four for misspelling words

Charmeairria Stanford is accused of hitting her daughter for misspelling words (CNN).

A Beaver County mom is accused of hitting her nine-year-old daughter with a two-by-four.

Charmeairria Stanford is now facing assault and child endangerment charges.

Police say she hit her child every time she got her spelling words wrong.

Stanford admitted that she disciplined the child using the board, but she didn't believe she injured her daughter, according to police paperwork.

Police got involved when the child's father brought her to the hospital for unusual bruising on her hands and bottom.

They say social services is now involved.

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