Who is Re’kwon Smith? Substitute Teacher at Valley High School Arrested after Fight with Student

Re’Kwon Smith, 27, a teacher at Valley High School in Clark County School District (CCSD) was arrested after fighting a student.

A video that hit social media showed Smith and a student exchanging blows in a fiery fight.

The student is alleged to have called the teacher a racial slur which infuriated him and led to the fight.

Smith faces four charges including battery, interfering with a student attending school, assault of a student and a threat to a student.

KSNV News 3 obtained video of the fight which you can watch below…

Per Fox 5’s narration of the fight: “The substitute teacher is seen throwing five punches, knocking the student to the ground. The student was seen clutching his face.

“The teacher is then seen standing over the student, hovering over him as the student holds his face.

“The teacher steps over the student and is seen walking away while a campus security monitor and students surround the student and pick him up off the ground.

“The student is conscious and as the student stands up, he points toward the teacher and says “you’re going to jail [racial slur]” while laughing,”

Valley High School Principal Kimberly Perry-Carter sent an email to parents saying they were aware of the incident involving a staff member and a student and were investigating.

CCSD wrote the following statement:

“CCSD does not tolerate violence of any kind. Violence in any form is unacceptable and goes against the fundamental principles of education and respect. Any altercation between a teacher and a student is thoroughly investigated, and appropriate disciplinary action is taken,”

CCSD also said that Smith had been taken out of the substitute teacher rolls and will no longer be eligible to teach in the district.

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