Teens charged in YouTube beating disciplined

March 20, 2009 2:57:04 PM PDT
Three students criminally charged in a beating posted on the YouTube Web site have now been disciplined by the Proviso school district.The school board at Proviso East High School met Thursday night to determine the students' punishments.

Three female students were charged with the beating of a fellow student in the school's cafeteria. The beating was taped and later posted to YouTube.

"Those students have been dealt with appropriately," said school board President Emanuel Chris Welch.

The beating is one of 10 disciplinary situations that the board took action on at last night's meeting.