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Beach teacher to spend over a year in prison for spanking student

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Virginia Beach, Va. - A Virginia Beach teacher will spend a year and a half in prison after admitting to spanking a student.

Michael Shanklin was sentenced to 6 years total, but most of that was suspended.

He's also not allowed to have contact with the victim or her family.


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