A teacher and a classroom aide duking it out in front of students at a Georgia high school last week was caught on video.
The women are seen throwing punches and pulling hair in the video recording, May 19, by a student at Stone Mountain High School in downtown Atlanta, according to local media.
Breaking News: Teacher & paraprofessional against each other in Stone Mountain in the Middle class are FIRED! pic.twitter.com/temgkQLu6z
— Tyisha Fernandes (@TyishaWSB) May 24, 2017
DeKalb Police charged Brittany Randolph-Johnson and Milan Ethridge with the disturbing activities of a public school and disrupting the peace, Fox 5 Atlanta reported.
The police says that the Randolph-Johnson and Ethridge “engaged in a verbal and physical altercation in the presence of small children” at the school, while school was in session, the station reports.
The teacher and the aide were fired, WSB-TV reported.
“I mean, that is not a good example for children,” parent Valerie Stewart told the station. “That was just bad. It was just bad.”
WGCL-TV quoted a student as saying that the Randolph-Johnson and Ethridge argue over a male teacher.
Students say school officials investigated mobile phones and pupils with delete video of the fight, to the station.
The DeKalb County School District said it was not aware of the staff by the student phones.