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“Teacher of the Year” Arrested & Charged After Camera Appears To Show Assault On Student


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Q always said: those you trust the most…

In other words, the people we place the most trust with in society (police, teachers, priests, etc.) might unfortunately be abusing that trust.

And today, thanks to cameras, it appears as though that may be the case for student and one teacher in Indiana.

At least, according to the video footage.

You can watch for yourself and judge.

I report, you decide!

Watch this video footage here on Rumble and then scroll down for more details:

According to NewsOne, the teacher has been charged with battery:

Last Thursday, a teacher at an Indiana high school was arrested after surveillance video showed him slapping and manhandling a student because the student was wearing a hoodie on school grounds. So, obviously, the teacher was promptly fired because such a reprehensible and abusive act committed against a minor by an adult requires an appropriate response from the school and no other action would suffice, right? Wrong.

According to ABC 7, 61-year-old Michael Hosinski was granted early retirement following a Feb. 25 incident at Jimtown High School in Elkhart, Indiana. Video footage shows Hosinski jetting down a hallway while chasing after a student, who he catches up with, grabs by the backpack, hits in the face and slams into a wall.

Hosinski then grabs the student—who appears to be holding their head in pain—by the arm and starts to pull the student down the hallway. But the student falls to the ground and another adult appears to come to their aid while Hosinski walks away like he didn’t just abuse a teenager.

“After a police investigation, Hosinski was preliminarily charged with battery, which is a felony, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release posted to Facebook Thursday evening,” ABC reported. “A request for formal charges has been submitted, the sheriff’s office said.”

Another view:

Reports say this is the letter sent to parents after the incident:

And from Local News 12:

61-year-old Michael Hosinski asked for early retirement last Friday, the same day video shows him hitting a student in the face.

It happened in the hallway of Jimtown High School in Elkhart County, Indiana.

The force of the blow knocked the student’s head into the wall.

The school board unanimously granted Hosinki’s early retirement to become effective immediately.

But police have arrested him following an investigation.

They are asking prosecutors to file a felony battery charge in the case.

ABC7 reports the teacher is “now retired”:

A now-retired Indiana high school teacher who was arrested after video showed him hitting a student during a confrontation over wearing a hooded sweatshirt on school grounds was charged Friday with battery, according to court documents.

Security footage obtained by CNN shows the incident on February 25 at Jimtown High School in Elkhart, Indiana.

In the video, teacher Michael Hosinski jogs down a hallway at the school, appearing to chase after a student and grabs the student by the backpack. Hosinski, 61, points his finger at the student and then hits the student in the face, knocking the student’s head into the wall.

As the student holds their head with one hand, Hosinski grabs the student by the arm and begins to pull the student down the hallway before the student falls to the ground. At that point, another adult appears in the video, and Hosinski walks away from the student.

A judge on Friday determined there was probable cause to charge Hosinski with causing moderate injury, a Level 6 felony, the court document shows.

Hosinski was arrested Thursday after a police investigation, authorities said, and he was released the same day on $1,500 bond, according to the document.

CNN was not able to determine if Hosinski has legal representation and could not reach him for comment.

Hosinski, a 40-year teaching veteran who a school social media post named its Teacher of the Year for 2020, had planned to retire as a World Civilization and Sociology teacher in June, according to school board meeting minutes from January.

Less than two hours after Hosinski hit the student on February 25, he requested that the Baugo Community School Board grant him early retirement, Superintendent Byron Sanders said in a letter to families on Sunday.

On February 28, the school board unanimously approved the early retirement request. Hosinski will receive all usual retirement benefits, a source familiar with board policies told CNN.

Student suffered bloody nose and lip, document shows

The altercation began after Hosinski confronted the student about wearing a hooded sweatshirt to class, Sanders said in a February 25 news release. Hoods are not allowed in school except on special days, the school’s handbook shows.



 

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