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RIALTO -- The Rialto High School student who got into a fist fight with a band teacher is back at the school. Officials had moved him against his will to another school.

"I got him back in," said Gil Navarro, a member of the San Bernardino County Board of Education, who's working as an advocate for the boy's family.

On Dec. 10, the student was thrown out of teacher Jack Poster's "History of Rock and Roll" class. As he headed for the door, he fired off a parting shot at the teacher, calling him an expletive.

According to Navarro, Poster chased after him, the boy pushed his teacher away, and Poster reportedly repeatedly swung and punched at his student. Poster has previously said he blocked a punch thrown by the boy and punched the boy back.

Poster was placed on administrative leave that day, and the Rialto Unified School District has been pursuing disciplinary action against him.

As for the student, he was transferred without his or his family's permission to another district school.

The boy has an Individualized Education Program - a tailored education plan laid out for disabled students, under federal law. IEP plans specify not only an educational plan for students, but also where that education will take place, and changes can only be made with the consent of the student's family, which Navarro said didn't happen in this case.

"When I met with the mother and her son, he indicated he wanted to go back to Rialto High," Navarro said.

On Tuesday, he got his wish, Navarro said.

"The teachers are happy to see him back. "