“We trust these individuals, these educators, to protect our kids,” Antonio Risby, the boy’s father, said.
Noland was then hired by DeKalb County Schools in June but resigned in September, the station reported. The reason for her resignation is not known.
DeKalb schools said Noland did not work with special-needs students there.
“It's a huge concern and one of the things I was wary about sending him to school,” Kimberly Risby said. “I’m hurt, I’m bothered, I’m outraged.”