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Florida school: Teacher fired for throwing scissors in class

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ORLANDO, Fla. -

Officials say a Florida teacher has been fired for throwing scissors in his classroom.

Orange County Public Schools spokeswoman Shari Bobinski says the eighth-grade science teacher was let go Monday from Westridge Middle School. He had just started this fall and was still in his probationary period.

A mother of one of the students told local news outlets that the teacher was angry at another student Friday when he threw the scissors. She said the scissors ricocheted off a whiteboard and hit her daughter in the face.

Bobinski says the scissors didn't actually hit the student, but throwing them was enough to warrant the teacher's termination.

The teacher hasn't been charged with a crime.

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