Special needs student burned by West Aurora teacher's hot tea, lawsuit alleges

June 13, 2012 (WEST AURORA, Ill.)

The alleged incident happened in November 2011 at the Hope D. Wall Elementary School in West Aurora.

The suit claims a teacher left a cup of hot tea on a desk in a room with special needs children, and a 3-year-old child knocked the tea over and suffered third degree burns.

A spokesperson for West Aurora School District 129 will not comment on the lawsuit.

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