According to TMZ, a Santa Monica-Malibu teacher may have just earned the school district a $1 million pay out.  Dionne Evans, 15-year old freshman, was slapped several times in the face in front a packed classroom repeatedly.  The student now wants to school to pay up or else. 

Dionne Evans has served notice to the school board to pay up in 45-days or they will see each other in court.  The high school is really embarrassed about the situation and so is the school board.  The officials from the school has placed this teacher on administrative leave.  The LAPD is involved with an investigation along with the NAACP.

Things could get ugly in California if the school board doesn't pay up.  For a $1 million dollars, would you allow your son or daughter to get slapped in the face at school? Leave your response in the comment section below.

15-year-old 9th grader Dionne Evans just filed a claim for damages with the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, demanding a total of $1,010,000 -- $1 mil for pain and suffering, $10,000 for psychological expenses.

According to the document filed by legal pitbull Donald Karpel, the teacher committed battery on Evans by slapping her several times on the face on May 22nd ... using a scene from the movie "Bridesmaids" as inspiration.

The school now has 45 days to resolve the issue -- by either paying up or settling -- or Evans can file suit, dragging the school district to court.

The LAPD is currently conducting a criminal investigation. The NAACP is conducting its own investigation.