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Former Virginia teacher sentenced for spanking a student

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Michael Shanklin, Jr. Michael Shanklin, Jr.
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

A former Virginia high school math teacher is in trouble for spanking a student.

A Norfolk judge sentenced Michael Shanklin, Jr., 38, to six years behind bars, according to the Virginian-Pilot. However, Shanklin will only has to serve 18 months.

The paper reports that judge found him guilty of both sexual battery and abduction of a female student, which is a felony. The Virginia-Pilot is also reporting that the ex-geometry teacher is also facing a child pornography charge.

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