The officer was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree child abuse by a custodian and misconduct in office after an online video showed him slapping a teen outside of a Baltimore school. Another officer seen in the video also faces charges.
The pledge follows public reaction to an online video that shows a school police officer slapping, kicking, and swearing at a teen boy outside of a Baltimore school.
The officer was previously fired from his job as a sheriff's deputy after a wrongful Taser attack, and a court once granted his girlfriend a protective order against him, the Baltimore Sun reports.
Reno Principal Denise Hausauer wears a bell so students can hear her coming down the halls. "I want to catch them doing something good," she says.
A cell phone video shows a Baltimore City Schools police officer slapping, kicking, and swearing at a student. Civil rights groups say it's part of a larger national pattern of school police brutality against students of color.
The bill would have required transgender students to use school facilities that match their biological sex at birth, even if it differed from their gender identity.
School police have faced extra scrutiny from civil rights groups for acquiring weapons from the U.S. Department of Defense's 1033 surplus program.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has until March 1 to decide if he will sign the bill, which would create the first state-level restrictions on which restrooms and locker rooms transgender students use at school. Celebrities like Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox have urged him to veto it.
Parsing through studies of 54 interventions at the primary school level, researchers from the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands, examined four different methods for improving classroom management.
The two new initiatives are part of the "Every Student, Every Day" campaign begun under President Barack Obama last year to bolster attendance.