Philly teacher assaulted over iPod


The Associated Press reports that Philadelphia teacher Frank Burd was assaulted at Germantown High School after taking away a student’s iPod during class.  Following class, Burd was confronted by the 17-year-old student.  A 15-year-old student then joined the confrontation, and either tripped or punched Burd, causing him to fall and fracture bones in his neck. The two students were charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and reckless endangerment…

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070224/ap_on_re_us/brf_teacher_attacked

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