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(NEWSER) – A Washington high school chemistry teacher had an unconventional means of doling out discipline in her classroom: Kem Patteson used a "wheel of misfortune" to determine what punishment a student would face, and one of those punishments involved being pelted with rubber Koosh balls by other students. Students say she's been using the method for at least two years.

But after one student complained recently about experiencing the Koosh ball treatment and another student put a video of one such incident on social media, the Stevenson High School teacher was put on administrative leave while the Stevenson-Carson School District investigated. But Patteson was back in the classroom Thursday, KGW reports.

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