BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore teacher who was punched by a student at Frederick Douglass High School is not in the classroom Friday after she was checked out by a doctor this week.

The teacher also said she forgives the student that hit her.

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At the same time, the teachers union is calling for the student to be removed from the school.

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School representatives have not yet said if any charges have been filed.

Counselors are available for staff and students.

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