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Teacher knocked out during disturbance; students face reckless conduct charges

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Three students are facing criminal charges after a teacher was knocked unconscious during a classroom disturbance at an Atlanta high school.

Officer John Chafee, Atlanta police spokesman, says the teacher was injured Monday at the New Schools at Carver when several students started turning the lights on and off and throwing things. The teacher was knocked unconscious after being hit in the head. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. There was no immediate information on his condition.

Chafee tells Atlanta ABC affiliate WSB-TV that the students face charges of reckless conduct.

An Atlanta Public Schools official said the incident is a police matter and remains under investigation.

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