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Police: NYC Teacher Arrested in Assault on Student

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    Police: NYC Teacher Arrested in Assault on Student
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    Police say a New York City teacher has been arrested, accused of assaulting a 15-year-old student in class last Friday. 

    Jose Garcia, 50, allegedly pulled a chair out from under the student and then pushed the student against a wall using a desk, police say.

    He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and assault. 

    It's not clear which school the incident took place. A message has been left with the Department of Education.

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