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Abusive teachers

LAS VEGAS — A federal judge in Nevada found in favor of two parents who sued a teacher, teaching aide and school district after the two educators assaulted their autistic child. A substitute teacher watched the nonverbal child get hit, dragged, yelled at and be confined in small, dark spaces as punishment. The district is vicariously liable for the teachers’ abusive behavior.

Read the ruling here.

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