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A 16-year old student shoved a 66-year old substitute teacher to the ground after he was told repeatedly to put aways his cellphone.

Off top this story is very upsetting to me. My grandmother was an educator for over 43 years in the Dallas Independent School District. I can’t imagine anyone putting their hands on her. If this would have been my grandmother me and this kid would have some serious problems.

Alief ISD releases this statement.

“Aldine Independent School District police on Thursday filed a criminal charge of injury to an elderly person against a 16-year-old male student. The charge stems from an incident that occurred Thursday afternoon at Nimitz High School when a substitute teacher confiscated the student’s cell phone. The student is accused of physically shoving the substitute teacher to the ground and then retrieving his cell phone. Other students witnessed the incident and immediately reported it to school officials, who then summoned an ambulance and the campus-based police officer. The substitute teacher, who is a retired Aldine teacher, was treated at a local hospital and then released.”

He was was arrested and charged with injury to the elderly.

Madd Hatta Morning Show listeners share their thoughts on what type of punishment the young man should receive.

To me this emblamatic of a bigger problem. People, not just students, don’t have respect for one another. We all need to remember and adhere to the Golden Rule “Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You”