The mother of the Greenville ISD elementary school student involved in a controversial photo is speaking out in defense of her son’s teacher. The image shows the teacher’s foot on the boy’s neck. They took it the same day the jury convicted Derek Chauvin of killing George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more than nine minutes. The mother told Dallas Channel 5 that her son and his teacher were joking with one another. The teacher is on administrative leave as the investigation continues.