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ELK GROVE, Calif. – April 20, 2017 –The Elk Grove Unified School District took immediate and decisive action to contact law enforcement to open an investigation due to a complaint made to school officials alleging employee misconduct at Cosumnes Oaks High School (COHS). The safety of our students and staff remains a top priority and It is our policy is to place the employee in question on administrative leave pending the results of the investigation.

School staff and parents have been notified about this incident and assured that any allegations of misconduct are taken seriously by the District. The District has taken necessary steps to ensure that student learning continues in a safe environment and has assigned a qualified employee as a temporary classroom replacement for the employee in question until further notice.

District staff and security officials are cooperating and working closely with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department in this matter. Because this is an active investigation, the investigating agency may lead the District’s communication effort to avoid jeopardizing a case. The District cannot discuss confidential personnel matters.

 

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 65 schools: 40 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 40 career-themed academies and pathways within 14 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and strive for having every student learning in every classroom, every subject, every day.

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit www.egusd.net and follow us @ElkGroveUnified on Facebook and Twitter.

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