JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A First Coast High School teacher has been reassigned after a video circulating on social media appears to show the teacher pulling a student's hair.
First Coast High School Principal Timothy Simmons said in a call to parents that the incident is being investigated by the Florida Department of Children and Families and the Duval County Public Schools Professional Standards Division.
The video was posted Wednesday on Instagram account "duvalpromo."
The DCPS Instagram account commented on the video, saying "Good morning and thank you for bringing this to our community's attention. We are aware of the incident that occurred yesterday morning and are investigating. Additionally, the Department of Children and Families has been informed. The teacher has been reassigned pending the outcome of the investigation."
Here is the full text of Simmons' message to parents:
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