An Etowah County teacher was assaulted last week by a 17-year-old student. Rainbow City police were called to the Learning Center, which is a division of special education for the Etowah County Board of Education. It's near the intersection of Alabama Highway 77 and Rainbow Drive in Rainbow City. According to police, the 17-year-old special education student assaulted a female teacher in the greenhouse at the school, and she was taken to the hospital for treatment. The boy was released to his parents. Etowah County school officials are investigating.