BALTIMORE (WBFF) - A video of a student hitting a Baltimore teacher has gotten a lot of attention on social media.
The incident happened at Frederick Douglass High School, off of Gwynns Falls Parkway, confirmed Baltimore City Public Schools spokesperson Edie House-Foster.
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“School administrators at Frederick Douglass High School continue to investigate a physical altercation that took place today when a teacher was struck by a student following a verbal exchange," said BCPS in a statement.
The video shows a student hitting the teacher in the head after apparently scuffling with another student. The teacher did not retaliate, but is seen following the student who hit her out of the classroom.
"Ensuring a safe teaching and learning environment for our students and staff is paramount to City Schools. Upon reviewing the incident, school administrators will apply disciplinary action in accordance with Baltimore City Public Schools’ Code of Conduct," the statement continues.