A video posted on social media appeared to show a half-naked teacher in a Clayton County classroom.
Parents are now angry that teachers are still at work.
Tom Jones on Channel 2 He’s at Jonesboro High School and first reported on the viral video on Tuesday. The parents were told that due process was required for the teacher, but they are still angry that the teacher is still walking around the classroom and interacting with the students as if nothing had happened.
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One parent Jones spoke to said she saw a teacher. channel 2 action news He does not specify when she came to school to complain about him.
“I came in as a concerned parent and wanted something. I wanted them to rectify the situation,” she said.
The video shows the teacher from behind, apparently shirtless, moving his hands back and forth.
“He was doing something very inappropriate,” the guardian said.
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Parents, who also wished to remain anonymous, said they asked administrators why teachers were still allowed to teach and were told teachers had due process.
The teacher has not been charged with a crime.
Jones spoke to lawyer Julie Oinonen. She is not a video teacher, but she represents educators and school districts. Jones asked her what “due process” meant.
“All that means is giving that employee, that educator, the right to a fair hearing before a court or school board,” Oinonen said.
Oinonen said he would recommend that teachers be put on leave until hearings are held.
Parents also agree.
“I don’t think there is an option to bring him into the classroom,” she said.
Jones has reached out to the school district for comment, but has yet to hear back. Parents he spoke to said they heard teachers were working in non-classroom settings.