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Are investigators being punished for doing too good of a job exposing problems at Lincoln Hills? We’ll get the latest.

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The Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls share a campus in Irma that has been under investigation for more than two years.(Photo: Mark Hoffman / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)Buy Photo

MADISON - A teacher at Wisconsin's juvenile prison was sent to the hospital after an inmate punched her in the face.

The Wednesday assault of the long-time teacher — a woman who is under 5 feet tall — came the same day attorneys for the state told a federal judge they had had trouble fully complying with his order to overhaul Lincoln Hills School for Boys because of "significant unrest" at the facility.

RELATED: Wisconsin officials: 'Unrest' by teen inmates hinders court-ordered changes at Lincoln Hills