According to authorities, a teacher in Maryland was charged with assault after a cell phone video recorded a fight in a classroom.
36-year-old teacher Vivian Noirie was charged with child abuse on Friday after repeatedly beating a 17-year-old student This morning at Largo High School, police in Prince George's County reported.
The authorities wanted to bring charges against the student, the police said in a statement.
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"I am extremely disappointed with the terrible actions that have taken place in our classroom today," said Monica Goldson, CEO of the County School District, to reporters.
The police said the teacher contacted the student's parents on Thursday and upset the teenager.
The student admitted that she stepped on the teacher's foot and "pushed" her shoulder against her. The police added that the teacher had attacked the student.
"After they were separated, the student grabbed the teacher from behind and beat her repeatedly. She was about to break up again," the police said.
The charge comes a week after a Texas deputy teacher was captured on a video of repeated beatings and tramples on a sophomore Teacher Tiffani Lankford was immediately removed from the classroom and later charged with serious assault Officials with. A lawyer from the student's family said in a statement that the A teen has lost consciousness and vision and appears to show early signs of a traumatic brain injury, NBC subsidiary KXAN reported.