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Student-Shoving Principal Leaves Post

by Christopher Peak | Jan 17, 2019 2:13 pm | Comments (46)

(Update) Morgan Barth, the school leader at Achievement First Amistad High School, has decided to step down immediately.

His resignation comes hours after the Independent posted a story and a video of him shoving a student and days after a former employee criticized the working environment he fostered at Amistad in a viral video. The incidents touched off a broader community discussion about discipline practices at the nationally acclaimed Dixwell Avenue charter school.

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