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Court Backs Teacher

By The Associated Press — December 08, 2009 1 min read

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a special education teacher didn’t violate maltreatment rules when she took a child to a timeout room rather than a bathroom. The Minnesota education department ruled in 2007 that the Willmar teacher had mistreated the child, who wet her pants while in the timeout room.

A version of this article appeared in the December 09, 2009 edition of Education Week as Court Backs Teacher

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