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Assault Allegations Against Randolph Special Education Teacher Were Made Up: Lawyer

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    Special Needs Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Abusing Kids

    A special education teacher accused of abusing children at a Massachusetts elementary school pleaded not guilty to assault charges Monday in Quincy District Court.

    (Published Monday, March 11, 2019)

    The lawyer for a Massachusetts special education teacher charged with assaulting students says the allegations were made up by a disgruntled teacher's aide.

    Attorney Peter Pasciucco said Monday the police investigation into his client, 52-year-old Tricia Rossman, was "woefully inadequate."

    Rossman, who taught at John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Randolph, pleaded not guilty Monday to multiple charges of assault and battery on a disabled person.

    Authorities say a teacher's aide told police Rossman ``manhandled'' students and yelled at them.

    Parents Speak Out As Teacher Faces Assault Charges

    [NECN] Parents Speak Out As Teacher Faces Assault Charges

    An elementary school special education teacher from Randolph, Massachusetts, has been accused of assaulting a disabled person. Now, parents at the school are speaking out.

    (Published Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019)

    One staffer said she had seen Rossman drag a child and believed she hit the student in the face.

    Rossman has been placed on administrative leave.

    Interim Superintendent Thea Stovell says the school department is investigating.

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