EAA Reinstates Detroit Teacher Fired After Using Broom To Break Up Fight

Thank goodness!

CBS Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ) –   A Detroit Public Schools teacher fired after she used a broomstick to try to break up a violent fight between two teenage boys is being allowed to return to the classroom.

In an email sent to WWJ Newsradio 950 Tuesday morning, Education Achievement Authority spokesperson Chrystal Wilson said after further review of the April 30 incident at Pershing High School, the EAA has decided to reinstate Tiffani Eaton as a teacher.

Wilson said Eaton will receive retroactive pay from the date of her dismissal and will have the option of being assigned to another school within the district, if she chooses.

Eaton, who was hired in January to teach English, was fired earlier this month for apparently violating the corporal punishment provision under the Michigan school code by striking the child with a broom.

The fight was captured on cell phone video that was posted online and viewed thousands of times. The…

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