Police: Special ed teacher put autistic child in t...
by Philip Clements
06:59 PM, Tuesday, May 05
MARIETTA — A special education teacher at Mount Bethel Elementary School in east Cobb was arrested Monday after police say she put a student with special needs into a trash can and compared him to Oscar the Grouch from Sesame Street. During the af...

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