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Merry Elementary School staffer fired for slapping special needs student

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AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

A staffer at A. Brian Merry Elementary School in Richmond County is out of a job after she allegedly slapped a special needs student.

The incident reportedly happened shortly before Christmas, according to Richmond County Board of Education Executive Director of Student Services Dr. Carol Roundtree. The staffer was terminated after the incident.

RCBOE has been in meetings all day to ensure proper policy was followed, according to Dr. Roundtree.

We have a crew at the Board of Education in Augusta and will bring you more details about the incident.

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