6-year-old roughed up by teacher to finish year in new classroom
Mon, 19 May 2014 11:52:33 GMT —
urveillance video of a Hancock County school teacher roughing up a 6-year-old student is being viewed across the country, and now, the nation is waiting to find out what will happen to teacher many are calling a bully.
The Riverdale School District plans to meet Monday night; however, it is unclear if they will address the controversy surrounding Barb Williams.
Williams was placed on a 10-day unpaid suspension after a video of her roughing up her student, Ian Nelson. The six-year-old was picked up by his shirt and pushed against a wall by Williams.
Ian's parents have said that Williams' punishment, set by the district, is not enough and would like to see her fired.
For now, the district has said they have decided to place Ian in a new classroom, with a new teacher, to finish out the remainder of the school year.