Ohio: Akron parents furious how teachers handled fight in 7th grade science class

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    Akron parents furious how teachers handled fight in 7th grade science class

    A classmate captured video of a seventh grader being attacked in science class last Friday. Students can be seen punching Liam Zirkle and stomping on his head, but it apears teachers didn’t immediately intervene. The Akron Public Schools district insisted that the teachers in the room did the right thing. “Our policy requires teachers to call the school resource officer, use verbal directions to try to stop the fight and phone parent(s) as soon as possible. Teachers are not required to step into the middle of a fight, but many of our teachers do so willingly,” a spokesperson said. In ...


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