Teacher Breaks Up Fight, and Miscarries

A young, popular high school Spanish teacher in New York City miscarried Wednesday after she was apparently elbowed in the belly and fell to the ground while breaking up a fight between two students. Lissedia Batista, 27, of the Bronx, was four months pregnant. She was rushed to a hospital where doctors later determined she had lost her child. The incident highlights the recurrence of classroom violence in New York and elsewhere across the country, and the risks teachers face every...Full Story
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