CPS teacher resigned after using duct tape to discipline students


    CPS teacher resigned after using duct tape to discipline students (WKRC)

    CINCINNATI (WKRC) - A Cincinnati Public Schools teacher resigned after using duct tape to discipline students.

    The teacher taught math at Clark Montessori High School and Hughes STEM High School.

    The duct tape was used on the students in late December. When the district learned of the allegations, the school principals met with the teacher. They removed him from the classrooms and banned him from going to any CPS school while they investigating.

    The district also notified the parents of the students involved.

    The district investigated the allegations and reported them to the Ohio Department of Education. Officials also called 241-KIDS.

    At a disciplinary conference the teacher acknowledge in a written statement that his actions were inappropriate. He resigned on Jan. 18.

    The teacher had worked for CPS since 2015. CPS has not released his name.

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