Californian high school teacher Margaret Gieszinger pleaded not guilty to charges of child cruelty and battery after she allegedly forced a haircut on one of her students.
If convicted of all six counts, she will face up to 3 years and 6 months in jail according to Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward.
But Margaret Gieszinger pleaded not guilty to the charges and was released.
She was arrested on Wednesday after a video on social media showed a student at University Preparatory High School in Vasalia sitting in a chair as she cuts his hair.
In a video obtained by KFSN-TV, she is heard belting the 'Star Spangled Banner' while cutting the boy's hair and tossing chunks behind her.
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