CHICAGO (CBS) — In Palatine, a classroom altercation with a student lands a teacher behind bars.
It happened here at Winston Campus Junior High School.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Sunny And Breezy Tuesday
Police say a student refused to remove earbuds in class.READ MORE: As Bucktown's Remedy Bar Reopens After 5 Months, Call Mounts For Increase To 50% Capacity For Chicago Bars And Restaurants
That’s when the teacher allegedly pulled the earbuds out, and threw an iPad, hitting the student in the face.
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The teacher, 51 year-old SueEllen Patkunas, is charged with misdemeanor simple battery.