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updated 6:05 PM UTC, Dec 14, 2018

Prairie Du Chien Principal Accused Of Abusing Student

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in News

(Prairie du Chien, WI)  --  Crawford County authorities have filed one count of felony physical abuse of a child against a school principal in Prairie du Chien. 

The incident happened March 21st at Bluff View Intermediate School.  Principal Aaron Amundson is accused of using a cleaner containing dry ice and a scrubbing pad to remove a profanity written on a student's hand.  The 14-year-old boy suffered a chemical burn and had to seek medical treatment.  According to the district, Amundson has been placed on non-disciplinary paid leave.  The same school leader had been suspended three years ago for calling students idiots and allegedly making death threats.

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