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Aug 21, 2013 5:53 PM by NBC News

Texas teacher who ordered students to punch and hit classmate accused of bullying sentenced

(WOAI) A former elementary school teacher has been sentenced to 30 days in jail after ordering students to hit and punch a classmate accused of bullying.

Cynthia Ambrose, a former teacher at San Antonio's Salinas Elementary School, will also serve two years probation and won't be allowed to work with children in the future.

Ambrose faced up to a year in jail for the crime.

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