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classroom experiment burns 2 students Anna Pool the teacher removed from classroom to rubber room

A classroom experiment burns 2 students and the teacher ends up being sent to a ‘rubber’ room.  New York City chemistry, Anna Poole, was conducting experiments with her students that involved burning various salts that burned in different colors.  While doing this, there was an explosion and fireball that burned 2 of the students.  None of the students were wearing protective eye goggles or protective aprons.  Poole has been assigned to a ‘rubber’ room, which is a place where teachers are sent to spend the days away from students pending discipline or termination.  The school was cited with eight safety violations relating to chemical storage and flawed safety equipment.  For up-to-date news accounts of this story, photos and to post a comment, please access the links below:

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