Fort Bend ISD teacher placed on leave after referring to student as 'terrorist'

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A Fort Bend ISD teacher is accused of calling at 7th grade student a terrorist during a class discussion.

The First Colony Middle School teacher began having a discussion with her class about India. The student, 7th grader Waleed Abushaaban, who is of Middle Easter descent, stood and gave his input regarding the subject matter.

According to students, the teacher told him to sit down and referred to him as a terrorist. Some students then laughed and threw themselves to the floor screaming, 'He's got a bomb!'.

Abushaaban left the classroom and called his father.

Standing in agreement with the family, Minister Quanell X has asked for cultural sensitivity training to be implemented and for the removal of that particular teacher.

Fort Bend ISD released the following statement: