Farmington Public Schools investigate social media posts about teacher from former students outside district
FARMINGTON, Mich. A teacher with the Farmington Public Schools district has been placed on paid administrative leave as the district investigates social media posts that were made about the teacher by former students of another school district. A statement sent to Local 4 News from Farmington school district officials did not specify what was said in the posts, but said they became aware of the posts on Aug. 21. District officials said while the posts and its allegations were not made by Farmington Public Schools students, the district has initiated an internal investigation to thoroughly review the allegations to ensure the safety and security of our students, which remains our top priority.The teacher will remain on leave pending the internal investigation. The district said the issue was also referred to law enforcement. The district said virtual instruction will last for all K-12 students until at least Oct. 30.