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Teacher fired after video shows her dragging student by hair

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Officials in a Mississippi school district have fired a special education teacher after a video showed her dragging a special-needs student by her hair across the floor.

The Delta Democrat-Times reports the Greenville Public School District's Board of Trustees voted yesterday to terminate Linda Winters-Johnson.



The decision comes 11 days after the video began circulating on the Internet.

A state Office of Educator Misconduct investigator has accused Winters-Johnson of "grabbing, hitting in the head and dragging of a special-needs student during PE class at Greenville High School" around September 21.

The commission on November 4 will decide whether to suspend or revoke her special education teaching license.

Police have said they are investigating, but have filed no charges.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Teacher fired after video shows her dragging student by hair

Officials in a Mississippi school district have fired a special education teacher after a video showed her dragging a special-needs student by her hair across the floor. The Delta Democrat-Times reports the Greenville Public School District's Board of Trustees voted yesterday to terminate Linda Winters-Johnson. The decision comes 11 days after the video began circulating on the Internet. A state Office of Educator Misconduct investigator has accused Winters-Johnson of "grabbing, hitting in the head and dragging of a special-needs student during PE class at Greenville High School" around September 21. The commission on November 4 will decide whether to suspend or revoke her special education teaching license. Police have said they are investigating, but have filed no charges. Officials in a Mississippi school district have fired a special education teacher after a video showed her dragging a special-needs student by her hair across the floor.

The Delta Democrat-Times reports the Greenville Public School District's Board of Trustees voted yesterday to terminate Linda Winters-Johnson.

The decision comes 11 days after the video began circulating on the Internet.

A state Office of Educator Misconduct investigator has accused Winters-Johnson of "grabbing, hitting in the head and dragging of a special-needs student during PE class at Greenville High School" around September 21.

The commission on November 4 will decide whether to suspend or revoke her special education teaching license.

Police have said they are investigating, but have filed no charges.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Teacher fired after video shows her dragging student by hair

Officials in a Mississippi school district have fired a special education teacher after a video showed her dragging a special-needs student by her hair across the floor.

The Delta Democrat-Times reports the Greenville Public School District's Board of Trustees voted yesterday to terminate Linda Winters-Johnson.

The decision comes 11 days after the video began circulating on the Internet.

A state Office of Educator Misconduct investigator has accused Winters-Johnson of "grabbing, hitting in the head and dragging of a special-needs student during PE class at Greenville High School" around September 21.

The commission on November 4 will decide whether to suspend or revoke her special education teaching license.

Police have said they are investigating, but have filed no charges.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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