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Big Cypress Elementary school teacher slaps blind student

Posted at 7:07 PM, Nov 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-04 19:07:59-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A teacher is now behind bars after being accused of hitting a blind student.

It happened at Big Cypress Elementary school.

According to the arrest report, Barbara Margaron slapped the student in the face after he nudged his lunch tray against her a few times. Deputies say the student is fully blind and uses a cane to get around.  

Deputies say she was also being investigated for hitting a child back in March.

Margaron is now banned from  working for the Collier County School District.