A Kansas City teacher has been placed on leave after students in their class were exposed to inappropriate videos projected on a screen.
Kansas City Public Schools has announced that a teacher from Central Middle School has been put on leave following an incident that took place on Wednesday. The district has not provided any details regarding the content of the inappropriate videos.
The teacher was removed from school on Wednesday and placed on leave immediately, according to a statement from KCPS.
Parents were informed on the same day, and the school staff have been reaching out to the students who were impacted. KCPS has made sure to offer support to both students and staff, providing resources such as counselors and trauma-informed clinicians.
According to the district, KCPS leaders are limited in sharing information about the personnel investigation and ongoing investigation.
In a statement, KCPS emphasized its commitment to ensuring a safe, comfortable, and inclusive learning environment for all students. The school district expressed its serious approach towards any investigation, emphasizing its dedication to fostering a conducive atmosphere where every student has the opportunity to thrive.