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Detroit Teacher Fired After Using Broom to Break up Fight

Teacher fired for using broom to break up fight

A high school teacher in Detroit was fired for using a broom to break up a fight. 

A teacher at a high school in Detroit was fired Tuesday, May 6, 2014 after a video online showed her striking a student with a broom in order to break up a fight, according to USA Today. The video shows two male students fighting in a classroom, with screams heard in the background. The teacher is seen grabbing a broom and "repeadedly striking one of the boys."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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