Boy beaten in Atlanta classroom

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ATLANTA — Authorities say a Westlake High junior is recovering from surgery after his nose and jaw were broken during an attack in a classroom at the metro Atlanta school.

Fulton County Schools spokeswoman Susan Hale tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution three freshmen and one sophomore are being suspended from school after the attack.

Relatives of the 16-year-old said he underwent surgery Tuesday, and will remain at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston for another few days.

Lawyer Esther Panitch, who represents the family of the boy who was attacked, said a school administrator contacted his mother nearly 40 minutes after the school said the brawl occurred.

Panitch said the mother asked to speak with her son and was told that he couldn’t talk to her because he was gurgling blood.

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TK3
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TK3 11/09/11 - 09:31 am
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Spare the rod and spoiled

Spare the rod and spoiled kids will take it to break some faces.
Lets see how this poor little gang is "punished" by the liberal State school system and the law in order to instill correction and see that they suffer for the PAIN they caused.

allhans
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allhans 11/09/11 - 09:45 am
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I feel SO sorry for the

I feel SO sorry for the victim. Nothing he did (or migh have done) should bring about this kind of craziness.

nothin2show4it
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nothin2show4it 11/09/11 - 10:24 am
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And people trust their kids

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And people trust their kids to this? A public school system who thinks they are better educated to take care of your children.

augusta citizen
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augusta citizen 11/09/11 - 10:28 am
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Hoping for a full and speedy

Hoping for a full and speedy recovery for this student. There is no excuse for this and I hope the attackers are punished mightily. I feel for the poor mother too, having to hear that your child is gurgling blood and not being there to see how bad it is. I would have been terrified had it been one of my children.

Farmboy
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Farmboy 11/09/11 - 11:45 am
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God help the child of mine

God help the child of mine that ever participated in an act of violence like this toward another person.

BamaMan
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BamaMan 11/09/11 - 12:20 pm
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Mine too, Farmboy. The wrath

Mine too, Farmboy. The wrath of parents in my family would far-outweigh what the law could do. Course, that kind of parenting raised 3 kids that choose to obey the law and respect other people.

Farmboy
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Farmboy 11/09/11 - 03:12 pm
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And because of that

And because of that parenting, BamaMan, you probably grew up to have a good life. It all starts at home.

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corgimom 11/09/11 - 06:04 pm
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According to other news

According to other news sources, one of the alleged attackers was involved in a prior dispute with the victim, and that alleged attacker was arrested Oct 28 for fighting a school official and returned to school Nov. 1.

That should've told the school administrators something right there, and what a sorry state of affairs when a student is allowed to strike an administrator and only gets a 3 day suspension. What did they expect to happen?

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