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NYC Teacher Resigns After Making Columbine Gun Remarks

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Brooklyn high school art teacher Sabrina Milo, 34, was arrested and charged with making terrorist threats on Friday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn high school art teacher Sabrina Milo, 34, was arrested and charged with making terrorist threats on Friday. (Credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (AP / CBSNewYork) - A teacher accused of making comments about bringing a gun to school to settle scores has resigned.

The New York Post, citing Department of Education documents, says Sabrina Milo has admitted using “inappropriate language that caused a disruption” at Fort Hamilton High School in Brooklyn.

The 34-year-old was arrested in April but a grand jury refused to indict her.

Prosecutors had alleged she made remarks about Columbine, the 1999 high school shooting in Colorado.

She allegedly told co-workers that she would bring a gun to school to “settle some scores” and “do what needs doing.”

Court papers quoted Milo as saying she “wanted to bring a machine gun under a trench coat to school, and it would be Columbine all over again.”

Several teens said at the time that Milo was eccentric, but well liked, and any comments about a gun were jokes.

Milo also got into trouble at the school a year before this incident for striking a student’s hand with a ruler. She was reprimanded, but returned for following school year.

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