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Kids Today ...

By Anthony Rebora — November 05, 2010 1 min read

It’s tough out there: A 6th grader in Marion, Ohio, held his teacher hostage in her classroom yesterday by threatening her with a pencil and barricading the door with desks and chairs. He was later arrested and charged with abduction—which I suspect isn’t a very good thing to have on your record. No one was physically harmed, though the teacher was apparently “pretty shook up,” according to a police officer.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.