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Gahanna teacher placed on leave following “private and explicit” video

Gahanna teacher placed on leave following “private and explicit” video

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An unidentified Gahanna teacher has been placed on leave following an official investigation into a “private and explicit” video shared by some students.

Below is a statement Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools released, per NBC4i:

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“On February 12, 2020, the Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools district was notified by the Gahanna Police Department of an inappropriate video. Our understanding is that some students have viewed and shared private and explicit content involving one of our high school teachers. We believe this is an isolated incident, and it is being addressed.  

We are taking this seriously, cooperating with the police investigation and conducting our own internal review. As a precautionary measure, we have placed the teacher on paid administrative leave while the investigation proceeds. As always, we are committed to providing a safe learning environment for our students, and we have responded with that objective in mind.  

Because this is an ongoing personnel matter, there will be no further comment at this time.”

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