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Video shows teaching assistants allegedly beating special needs students

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ATLANTA - Two teaching assistants were caught on camera allegedly beating special needs students in Atlanta.

The video shows them allegedly slapping and choking the students. At one point one of the students falls off a chair.

The woman who taped this says she thought something was wrong in the classroom, so she set up a hidden camera.

The Atlanta Public School District says it removed both assistants from the classroom after seeing the video.

One of the women was arrested and charged with battery and child cruelty.

The other faces a disciplinary hearing.

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