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A McKinney ISD teacher is on leave after a video showed him recording a fight between two students. (Source:@BodinWolf)

MCKINNEY (CBSDFW.COM) – A North Texas high school teacher is on leave after a video surfaced on social media of him recording a fight between two students.

McKinney ISD says the incident was reported on Wednesday and that the teacher was immediately put on administrative leave.

The video, posted on social media, showed a fight between two students and the teacher recording it on his phone.

The district requires teachers to attempt to stop, or at least de-escalate, altercations between students.

The district says the students fighting were also disciplined.