St. Cloud teacher accused of slamming high school student arrested, police say

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ST. CLOUD, Fla. – A St. Cloud High School teacher was arrested Wednesday after St. Cloud police said video shows he slammed a female student to the ground during an incident earlier in the week in his classroom.

Jason Parks, 44, was arrested Wednesday and booked into the Osceola County Jail. He is charged with child abuse simple battery. Parks later bonded out and is scheduled for a first appearance before a judge Thursday morning, according to jail records.

According to St. Cloud police, the school resource officer learned of an incident between Parks and a student that happened Tuesday.