CREC Teacher on Leave After Allegations of Inappropriate Relationship With Student

A teacher at a CREC school has been placed on leave after allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher. Officials from CREC said the school is the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Colt Gateway campus in Hartford. 

Dr. Greg Florio, the executive director of the Capitol Region Education Council, said they immediately placed the teacher on leave Wednesday after learning about the allegation and notified the state Department of Children and Families and police. 

“We are cooperating fully with authorities as this matter is investigated. The safety of our students is always our top priority,” Florio said in a statement. 

No additional information was immediately released.

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