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DETROIT — This is one of the most vicious school fight videos we’ve ever seen. And this time, it’s not between two students. It’s been a teacher and a seventh-grade student.

Diamonique Singleton claims trouble started when students started throwing paper at Ms. Burns, a teacher at Mackenzie Elementary-Middle School. During that time, Ms. Burns thought Diamonique called her the b-word and she flipped out!

“That’s when she got in front of me,” Diamonique told WJBK. “Saying I’m a ‘b’ and she started calling me ‘b’ and I said ‘No I didn’t even say that.’ She was like, ‘OK b you got me f’d up.'”

When Diamonique tried to walk away, she says Ms. Burns pushed her then threw the first punch, “I pushed her back and we started fighting.”

Detroit ISD is investigating but says overcrowded classrooms and cuts have teachers on edge.

Ms. Burns remains a teacher for the district, pending the outcome of the investigation. As for Diamonique, she’s been suspended and faces expulsion.

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