Teacher jumps on car hood to stop mom from cutting carpool line

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New video shows the lengths one teacher took to stop a woman from cutting the carpool line at Fort Bend ISD's Dulles Elementary. (KTRK)

"Everyone just stopped and stood still as this teacher performed on top of the hood of my car."

Video of the performance on Rita Trimmer Ray's vehicle outside Dulles Elementary is sure to have people talking.

Rita says she was taking her daughter to school on Tuesday morning when she tried to take a shortcut.

"There were cones right there at Dulles Avenue, heading into the elementary school," Rita said. "We were late, it was STAAR testing, so I needed to get her there. I go around the first set of cones and there's a teacher. They said no, and I said, 'Please, allow me to turn.' He says no."

Rita says the Dulles Elementary teacher then approached her car.

"Then I decided to drive around him, and he jumped on the hood of the car," Rita said. "This was outrageous. This was a teacher, a professional person who's managing children, to jump on the hood of my car... it's a bit much."

Rita says she drove off slowly but the teacher still wouldn't get off the hood.

"And he screaming back at us, 'I'm on the car, I'm not getting off the car, you should not have come through..."

The teacher eventually stands up on the hood and jumps off.

"I said, 'you don't know who you're dealing with, I'm going to go to administration,'" Rita says. And she did just that.

The superintendent called and apologized, saying the behavior was unacceptable. The district says it is still investigating.

Fort Bend ISD released this statement about the incident to Eyewitness News:
"While it is important for all of our parents and visitors to follow proper traffic flow patterns to ensure the safety of all students, we do not condone employees using any physical means to stop a vehicle. There were several witnesses to the incident, and district administrators are reviewing the circumstances and will take appropriate action."

"Do you think you were wrong?" ABC13 reporter Chauncy Glover asked.

"Absolutely, I should've never gone around the cones. I asked the officer once we got to the school if you want to give me a ticket, go and give me a ticket for going around the cones, but the teacher never should've jumped on my car."

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