Kimberley Peschi, 41, of Galloway Township, a music teacher at the Belhaven School in Linwood, is accused of kicking down a chair as a sixth-grade student was leaning back in it, causing him to fall and hit his head on the cafeteria floor Feb. 9, 2017. The charges are being pursued by the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office but heard before Northfield Municipal Judge Thomas Maguire.

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I began covering South Jersey in 2008 after graduating from Rowan University with a degree in journalism. I joined The Press in 2015. In 2013, I was awarded a NJPA award for feature writing as a reporter for The Current of Hamilton Township.