• CMS teacher suspended after assault accusations, officials say

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teacher is suspended with pay after he was arrested over accusations that he attacked a woman. 

    Jordan Woods is listed as an "Exceptional Children's Assistant" at Rocky River High School. 

    (Jordan Woods)

    Police said Woods was charged with assault after a woman said he threw her to the ground in January, choked her, and pulled her hair. 

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    Authorities said the woman was not seriously injured. 

    Woods' attorney told Channel 9 this was not related to CMS and that the charges are false. 

    CMS said Woods is suspended with pay. 

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