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Stevenson teacher can't use 'Wheel of Misfortune'

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A Stevenson High School teacher who used a "Wheel of Misfortune" to discipline students will keep her job. A Stevenson High School teacher who used a "Wheel of Misfortune" to discipline students will keep her job.
STEVENSON, Wash. -

A Stevenson High School teacher who used a "Wheel of Misfortune" to discipline students will keep her job.

The Stevenson-Carson School District concluded Thursday that science teacher Kemberly Patteson used poor judgment but never intended to hurt or embarrass students with the spinning wheel, which violated the district's anti-bullying policy.

A parent complained last week about how students would spin the wheel to find out what their punishment would be for low-level misconduct.

One of the choices was a firing squad with rubber balls that classmates would throw. The wheel has been removed.

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