ICYMI: Fremont police reopen investigation into teacher-slapping incident

Another FUSD-related story by colleague David DeBolt. It ran last Friday:

FREMONT — A longtime Fremont elementary schoolteacher accused of slapping a student who got a math problem wrong was set to return to the classroom Friday but will remain on leave after police reopened an investigation into the matter, officials said.

The planned return of the third-grade teacher drew outrage and protests by students and parents before class at Patterson Elementary School on Friday. Parents said the 58-year-old teacher has no place in the classroom.

“I think there’s no way he should be able to come back,” said Danny Rivera, father of 9-year-old Julian, the alleged victim.

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Chris DeBenedetti

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