Ohio trainer duct tape, not cease speaking after being requested.
A math trainer at two Ohio excessive colleges resigned earlier this yr after she used duct tape to cowl college students’ mouths as a type of self-discipline.
Charles Igwekala-Nweke, who taught at Clark Montessori Excessive College and Hughes STEM Excessive College in Cincinnati, reportedly duct-taped three college students’ mouths shut when the scholars didn’t cease speaking after being requested.
One among Igwekala-Nweke’s fellow academics was made conscious of the incident by one other scholar and instantly knowledgeable Hughes Principal Kathy D. Wright. The trainer was placed on go away pending an investigation.
Igwekala-Nweke emailed Wright to apologize and admitted his habits was “unbecoming of a educating skilled.”
“In my seventh bell, college students had been speaking throughout their semester examination,” he wrote. “Within the efforts of sustaining a correct check setting, I advised college students I might give them zeros to counter their conversations. However, as a substitute of giving them reprimands and zeros on their semester examination, I proceeded to utilizing duct tape on college students.”
“I allowed gross rationale to justify gross habits,” Igwekala-Nweke wrote.
The trainer resigned following a disciplinary listening to in January.