New York : A US school teacher accused of calling at class 7 student a terrorist during a class discussion on India has been sent on leave following a demand for her ouster from the student's family.
The student, Waleed Abushaaban, who is of Middle Eastern descent, stood and gave his input regarding the subject matter.
According to students, the teacher told him to sit down and referred to him as a terrorist. Some students then laughed and threw themselves to the floor screaming: "He's got a bomb!".
Abushaaban left the classroom and called his father.