Columbus Teacher Placed On Leave, Under Investigation

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A teacher and coach at Eastmoor Academy is on administrative leave while the school district looks into an incident involving a student.

Jim Miranda is the focus of the investigation.

Miranda was apparently trying to restrain a student at Eastmoor when the student allegedly threw something at the coach.

Miranda pinned the student to keep him from hurting anyone, according to a district spokesperson.

He coaches basketball and football at the school, as well as teaching business and finance classes.

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