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Georgia mom furious after coach’s ‘spanking’ chips first-grader’s tooth

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A mother in Albany, Georgia wants to know how her 8-year-old son ended up with a chipped tooth after what was allegedly a routine disciplining by a P.E. coach at Jackson Heights Elementary School.

According to WALB Channel 10 News, Sadeirdra Canady said that her son Deonte Harris was attending an In School Suspension Program when the incident took place last month.

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The manner in which school officials handled the incident, Canady said, made it seem as if they were trying to hide something.

“Any other time that Deontae Harris gets in trouble in school they call and report it, you know doing anything,” she told WALB. “No one called it was like they was trying to cover it up.”

Harris said that the coach held him between his legs so that he could spank him, but that the blows drove the first grader face-first into the wall behind the teacher.

“He put me between his legs and spanked me and after that he throwed me to the wall,” the boy said.

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Harris also told his mother that the school’s assistant principal struck him, but Canady said that she has only authorized the school principal to administer corporal punishment to her son.

“I’m trying to figure out why was the ISS teacher punishing him anyway,” she said.

Assistant Superintendent of Schools Jack Willis told Channel 10 that his office is investigating the matter.

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“At this point I received a call from her this morning telling me about this and then later in the morning I received a copy of the incident report and right now our folks are investigating it,” said Willis.

“There has been no action taken at this point because we don’t know exactly what happened,” he said.

Canady said that she does not feel the investigation has been handled in a timely manner.

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“This is what three four weeks later now and the investigator just now coming to interview me?” she said.

The names of the coach and the assistant principal have not been released.

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The Associated Press obtained video of Kurds pelting American military vehicles with fruit as they withdrew from Syria.

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“Like rats, America is running away,” one man shouted in Arabic. Another shouted obscenities and talked of babies in Kurdish-held Syria who had died in the Turkish offensive.

The scene encapsulated the Kurds’ feelings of betrayal and added a new indignity to a US withdrawal that has been rushed and involved several close brushes with Turkish-backed forces.

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Appearing on CNN's "New Day," former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci suggested acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney resign immediately and lawyer up due to his complicity in Donald Trump's Ukraine phone call seeking dirt on Joe Biden.

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