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Official: teacher throws shoe at student

school-placeholderSAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio elementary school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after school officials say she threw her tennis shoe at a student.

Northside school district spokesman Pascual Gonzalez tells KENS-TV ( ) the district is continuing to investigate after the 34-year-old physical education teacher at Howsman Elementary was placed on paid leave last month. He says she was frustrated because a child wasn’t paying attention.

Gonzalez says she threw the shoe and it hit the wrong child.

He says the teacher has been employed by the district since 2006. Her identity hasn’t been released.


Information from: KENS-TV,