After a months-long investigation in Kentucky a teacher has been fired after he got into an altercation with a student that ended in the teacher pinning the teen on a hallway floor of a Louisville high school. The incident was captured on video. The Courier-Journal reported that William Bennett, a science teacher at Marion C. Moore School, was fired in December after a fight with a 16-year-old student Jamir Strane last summer.
Investigators discovered that Bennett used excessive force on and made derogatory statements to the teenager, a 24-page termination letter according to the newspaper.
It read in part that he was fired from the job because of “insubordination, conduct unbecoming a teacher, inefficiency, incompetency, and neglect of duty.” The document was a portion of a larger 330-page report from the investigation performed by JCPS about the Aug. 23, 2021, fight. Nine witnesses, according to the News Enterprise, submitted statements about the around the incident.
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