A teacher has been removed from his duties at in North Hollywood while a police investigation is conducted into "alleged misconduct," the Los Angeles Unified School District reported today.
The man was removed from duty on Monday, said Monica Carazo of the LAUSD. His name was not released.
Carazo said the principal of the school sent a letter to parents that read, in part:
"The purpose of this letter is to inform you of an investigation involving alleged misconduct by a school employee who has been removed from campus pending the results of the investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.
"The school and district administration have fully cooperated with the authorities. At the direction of the Los Angeles Police Department the details of this incident are confidential and cannot be disclosed. The employee has been removed from the campus and will not return until the investigation is complete and the allegations are determined to be unfounded"