CMS staff member charged after student shown pushed in video

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools staff member has been charged after a video showed a student being physically thrown out of a classroom.

Corey Clay was charged with misdemeanor assault on a child under 12.

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After the cellphone video surfaced, Clay was suspended with pay. Clay is an in-school suspension assistant at Druid Hills Academy. He has been employed with the district since Feb. 24.

Renee Sneed said her son told her that a staff member pushed him around March 13, but she had no idea what that meant until she saw the cellphone video.

Channel 9 obtained the eight-second video recorded by another student. Sneed said she never would've known about the incident if the other student hadn't recorded it.

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