By The Daily Caller. A Tennessee elementary school teacher is under investigation after video surfaced showing him dragging a seven-year-old student by his ankle off the school bus.
The Robert R. Church Elementary teacher tried to break up a fight between students on a bus and ended up dragging a young black student upside down off the bus, according to the Shelby County Schools.
The mother of the student, Kimberly Hardin, said her son came home with a concussion and a bruise on his back, adding that the school district did not inform her about it until a few days later. A fifth grader apparently recorded the incident and his parent sent it over to Hardin. (Read more from “Investigation Launches After Video Shows Teacher Drag 7-Yr-Old by the Ankle off the Bus” HERE)
Video Shows Tennessee School Employee Drag Elementary Student off Bus by Feet
By WKRG. Shelby County Schools is investigating an incident involving an employee accused of forcibly removing a student from a bus.
Shelby County Schools said the man is an employee at Robert E. Church Elementary.
In a statement to Local 24 the district said, “An employee from Robert R. Church Elementary is being investigated based on reports of forcibly removing a student from a bus while breaking up a fight last week. We take any report involving student safety very seriously, and immediately reported this situation to the appropriate authorities. Per standard District procedure, this employee has been removed from the school while the matter is being investigated.
Facebook video surfaced Monday showing a man pulling a child from his seat and carrying him off the bus upside down by his ankle . . .
Zamarian’s father, Maurice Wilson, said his son was suspended from taking the bus. Despite the action taken against the 5th grade, Wilson said he was proud of his son for taking the video. (Read more from “Video Shows Tennessee School Employee Drag Elementary Student off Bus by Feet” HERE)