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Special Education Teacher Could Lose Job After Reportedly Putting Duct Tape On Student's Face In Chester County

COATESVILLE, Pa. (CBS) -- The president of the Coatesville Area Teacher's Association could lose her job after the district says she put duct tape on a student's face. According to the statement of charges, Audra Ritter, a seventh-grade special education teacher, placed a piece of tape that reads "I have nothing nice to say" on a student's face.

The report says the student was "agitated and cursing."

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The incident happened on May 4 at North Brandywine Middle School.

The district says the student was humiliated and offended and went to the principal to be excused from Ritter's class.

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