Karen Smith is in some hot water after the middle school teacher allegedly assaulted a student who refused to stand during the school’s Pledge of Allegiance, with her story generating nationwide interest and renewed debate over the proper reverence for the American flag.
The incident happened in Colorado’s Boulder Valley School this week, with police receiving a call that a teacher had assaulted a student.
Authorities say the incident occurred Thursday. The principal sent out a letter to parents saying Karen Smith is placed on paid administrative leave.
A middle school teacher in Colorado is under investigation after she was accused of assaulting a student who didn`t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
A middle school teacher in Colorado was put on paid leave for allegedly assaulting a student who refused to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance.
Karen Smith was placed on administrative leave following an alleged incident at the middle school