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Teacher fired after allegedly choking student

Clay County gym teacher, Michael Ford, 42, faces one charge of child abuse
Clay County gym teacher, Michael Ford, 42, faces one charge of child abuse
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Updated: 5/17/2013 1:00 am
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- The Clay County School Board decided to fire a teacher accused of choking a student.

Michael Ford, a P.E. teacher at Oakleaf Junior High reportedly attacked the child after the student cursed at him. Ford was suspended shortly after the incident.

The teacher can can appeal the firing.
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