A Detroit teacher has been fired after cell phone video revealed that she used a broom to breαk up a fιght between students.
In the video, two Pershing High School students are seen fιghting and knocking over desks before a teacher intervenes, using a broomstick to try and breαk up the fιght. She hιts one of the students in the back and that student backs off, only to be charged again by the other student. Eventually classmates breαk up the fιght.
Now the teacher who frantically tried to breαk up the fιght using a broom has lost her job since striking a child is considered child abυse.
Keith Johnson, president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, which represents educators in Detroit Public School system, said the teacher was caught in an untenable position.