Teacher taken to hospital following incident with student
An elementary student at School 33 Bilingual Center picked up a trash can and threw it at his teacher, knocking her to the floor this afternoon, authorities said.
The special education teacher, who suffered bruises and other injuries, was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, according to Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation.
Initial reports said the teacher had been knocked unconscious, but that turned out to be untrue, Rumore said.
The special education student had been acting out earlier in the day and "had to be carried off the school bus into the school," the union president said.
I almost went to school 33 the other day, too. Why couldn't this have happened to me? I'd claim injury and emotional distress and seek millions. I'd be driving around in Superintendent Williams' car. Stuff like this happens every day in Buffalo. The district just does a great job of covering them up. We obtained this bootleg footage of a recent incident at one of the schools...