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Teacher accused of taping student's ankles

MONROE, Mich. -- A Michigan music teacher is on paid administrative leave because he allegedly duct taped one of his students to a chair.


Some of his students are backing him saying it was part of a learning lesson but some parents and school officials say he took the lesson too far.


The teacher tried to use duct tape to help a student play her instrument better by keeping her posture.


"He tried to keep her feet on the floor and she kept trying to cross her legs and he was getting agitated by it, so he taped legs to keep her posture," said band student Carissa Norris.


The district says it is still investigating and in the meantime the teacher is not allowed to contact any students or be on school property.

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