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Principal: Teacher Told Student To Urinate In Bucket After Restroom Plea Refused

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Gonja Wolf has been put on leave pending a district investigation into claims she instructed a student to urinate in a bucket. (courtesy San Diego Unified school district)

Gonja Wolf has been put on leave pending a district investigation into claims she instructed a student to urinate in a bucket. (courtesy San Diego Unified school district)

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SAN DIEGO (CBS) — A Southland high school teacher was on leave Tuesday after a 14-year-old student claimed she was forced to urinate in a bucket after the teacher refused her request to use the restroom.

KNX 1070’s Tom Reopelle reports school officials with Patrick Henry High School in San Diego are investigating the allegations.

A claim filed against both the school and the San Diego Unified School District alleged that art teacher Gonja Wolf prohibited the unidentified student from leaving the classroom despite her insistence that the request was urgent.

Wolf allegedly directed the girl to use a bucket located in a “small room adjacent to the class”, according to a statement from principal Patricia Crowder.

The girl said she was unable to wait any longer and complied with Wolf’s instructions.

Wolf has been put on administrative leave while the district conducts its investigation.

“Please know that as a district we are taking this very seriously,” said Crowder.

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