Special Education Teacher in Waterbury Placed on Administrative Leave

A special education teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave amid an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct by the teacher who was engaged in the discipline and restraint of a student at B.W. Tinker Elementary School in Waterbury, according to a statement from Waterbury Public Schools. 

The statement says the superintendent’s office was alerted on Oct. 21 and school administrators and the district immediately filed a report with the State Department of Children and Families and contacted the Waterbury Police Department for follow up. 

The employee involved in the alleged incident was placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, according to the school department.

No additional information was immediately available.

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