Gwinnett County teacher left bloodied after being attacked by student, cellphone footage shows

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The incident happened just before noon at Discovery High School in Lawrenceville, according to the wife of the teacher attacked. It left him with a bloodied mouth and head injuries along with a feeling of dizziness, she said.

“I don’t think people should have the crap beat out of them when they go to work,” she said to Channel 2′s Bureau Chief Matt Johnson on Channel 2 Action News at 5:00, asking to remain anonymous. “I just want the students and the teachers to be safe, because my husband signed up to be a teacher. He loves his job.”

Video shows another student jump on top of the student who started punching before the situation ended.

A Gwinnett County Schools spokesperson said he was looking into the matter.

On Monday, the teacher who was hit spoke with the parents of the student who punched him about his poor performance in class, according to the teacher’s wife. The next day, that teacher was beaten in his English classroom.... (Read more)

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