A Kentucky instructor who pinned a pupil to the ground and pulled his hair has a several years-long heritage of violent incidents, according to regional studies.
William Bennett was reassigned to “non-educational duties” at Jefferson County General public Universities subsequent the August incident, in which he was caught on movie brawling with university student Jamir Strane. Strane was suspended and faces an assault charge.
Now data received by WAVE 3 News detail a 1999 incident from when Bennett taught at Hardin County Schools.
Bennett, going through a rowdy course, allegedly grabbed the desk of a person disruptive university student and threatened him with detention, in accordance an account of the 1999 incident. The university student then left the classroom.
“Mr. Bennett caught up with him, grabbed him by the arm,” an assistant principal wrote at the time. “The scholar jerked his arm absent. I explained to Mr. Bennett I experienced the college student and not to be concerned. Mr. Bennett grabbed the university student again by the arm. The student jerked his arm absent again.”
“Mr. Bennett tried to seize the student just one extra time and skipped the student’s arm and obtained keep of the student’s shirt instead,” the assistant principal went on. “At this time I grabbed Mr. Bennett’s hand and took it off the student. I asked a different administrator to get the scholar while I talked to Mr. Bennett.”
Hardin County Board of Schooling assembly minutes from 2000 show Bennett was the only certified teacher whose contract was not renewed, the station documented.
In the most latest violent come upon involving Bennett and a college student, Strane admitted to striking his teacher before the scrap, and claimed Bennett informed him he would be “another black boy shot,” in an job interview with WAVE 3 Information, a nearby Tv station.
The teacher’s remark established the teen off in aspect because he experienced been wounded in a generate-by past summer months, his mom explained to another station, WDRB.