Art Teacher Makes His Mark, Waits for Grade
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a news update on an artist who used his body freely.
Stephen Murmer is a high school art teacher who made headlines this week. He creates art by putting paint on his rear end and stamping the canvas. Maybe you tried this with the copy machine at the holiday party. He was initially suspended for five days, and now it's been extended to January. An Associated Press reporter says that's when the school board meets, quote, "to get to the bottom of the matter."
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