Pershing High School
Detroit Teacher Fired For Using Broom To Break Up Fight Sues District; Attorney Suggests $25 Million In Damages
The lawsuit claims no one warned Tiffani Eaton-Davis or prepared her for the “violent” environment at Pershing High School.
Pershing High School received a $5,000 grant from Comerica Bank and the Detroit Tigers for the school’s baseball and softball programs.
The teacher, Tiffani Eaton, has so far refused to just walk back into the classroom.
A Detroit teacher who was fired after using a broom to break up a fight and then offered her job back says she’ll come back only if some changes are made.
A teacher fired after she used a broom to try to break up a fight between two boys is being allowed to return to the classroom.
The video shows the teacher – who is smaller than both boys – hitting one across his back with a broom in an attempt to stop the violent fight.
A 17-year-old girl, a student at Pershing High School, has been hospitalized.