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Teacher fired for inspecting kids' underwear

A special education teacher has been fired for asking students to remove their underwear and show them to him.

April 13, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A special education teacher in Illinois has been fired for asking students to remove their underwear and show them to him.

According to a letter sent to parents, the teacher at Webster Elementary in Collinsville suspected one of his students had soiled themselves in class.

In an effort to find out who it was, he had each student remove their underwear in a private bathroom stall while he waited outside.

"I'd be infuriated if they did that to my son or my daughter," said one resident.

The school district called the teacher's actions inappropriate and said he would not be back in the classroom.