Antioch teacher pleads guilty in student-abuse case

February 15, 2014 12:37:35 PM PST
An Antioch school teacher charged with abusing special education students has reached a plea agreement.

Our media partner, the Contra Costa Times, reports: Theresa Allen-Caulboy has pleaded guilty to one felony charge of child abuse and two misdemeanors.

Allen-Caulboy is accused of hitting autistic children in the face and pinning them to the ground.

She'll serve six months in jail, surrender her teaching credential and stay away from Mno Grant Elementary School.