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Teacher Won’t Face Charges After Review of Video at Grovetown Church

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No criminal charges will be filed against the teacher at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church’s Mother’s Day Out program who was accused by a mother of mishandling her child, authorities said Monday.

"After a thorough review of video evidence, investigators have concluded that no crime occurred. ...

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5 COMMENTS

  1. We are a nation of laws, The. Other acted just as she accused the teacher, The difference is there is substantial evidence against the mother and none against the teacher, I am ashamed of those who fund vigilante justice .

    • There was no evidence against the teacher because corporal punishment is legal in Georgia. All that the police statement means is that the teacher didn’t break the law, not that she didn’t physically assault the kid with the legal protection of archaic laws.

  2. corporal punishment can not be applied to a minor unless the parent and or guardian has signed papers agreeing to such punishment. this has been in effect for about 45 years. corporal punishment would not have been anything that the parent accused the teacher of doing . if the mother demands her day in court her attorney can subpoena the tapes for the jury to see until then the teacher is presumed innocent.

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