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Lee High student claims teacher groped her

DCPS says it's investigating

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Duval County School Board said it's investigating a Robert E. Lee High School teacher after a student claimed he groped her while the two were alone at school.

The student reported the incident not long after she said it happened, which was on April 26.

News4Jax was told the teacher is denying the student's claim.

The school district said it cannot comment on pending investigations.