• Southern California instructor positioned on depart after secretly recorded video posted to TikTok
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    Southern California instructor positioned on depart after secretly recorded video posted to TikTok

    A San Bernardino highschool instructor was positioned on depart Monday after allegedly threatening violence towards a feminine scholar on a video that went viral on social media.

    Robert Bean, an English instructor at Cajon Excessive College, was being secretly recorded by a scholar throughout class earlier this week.

    The TikTok video begins with a textual content overlay saying “A 53-year-old man saying this to a junior in highschool.”

    Within the video, Bean is heard shouting, saying, “…as a result of she thinks she’s humorous. She’s a impolite, defiant little brat child that I simply wish to slam her face up towards the wall.”

    As soon as the video was posted, each former and present college students flooded the video’s remark part about points they’ve skilled with Bean as properly.

    It’s unknown what prompted Bean’s feedback within the video, however college students stated he’s well-known for making inappropriate feedback.

    Southern California instructor positioned on depart after secretly recorded video posted to TikTok
    Robert Bean, an English instructor at Cajon Excessive College, was allegedly captured on video threatening violence towards a feminine scholar. (San Bernardino Metropolis Unified College District)

    One scholar instructed KTLA that Bean crossed a line when he particularly threatened a scholar throughout the rant.

    “Not solely was it unprofessional, that shouldn’t have been on campus in any respect,” stated Mia Munoz, a senior at Cajon Excessive College.

    Megan Soult, a former scholar who graduated from Cajon Excessive 12 years in the past, recalled an incident with Bean when he discovered she was identified with an autoimmune illness in highschool. 

    “He embarrassed me, he humiliated me in entrance of my complete class, with my not solely very non-public, however my very private medical info,” Soult recalled. “To see this come up this a few years later and listen to about how many individuals have introduced this to the eye of the executive workers on the college and nothing has nonetheless been achieved is simply baffling.”

    The San Bernardino Metropolis Unified College District issued a press release saying:

    “Now we have been monitoring the identical social media posts and are conscious of the feedback. Now we have opened an investigation and posted a telephone quantity the place households can share related info to develop into a part of the investigation. Households can name SBCUSD Worker Relations at 909-381-1123.”

    Bean was positioned on administrative depart on Monday because the district continues investigating the incident.