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AG launching investigation into Babylon district over alleged sexual misconduct

AG launching investigation into Babylon district over alleged sexual misconduct
State Attorney General Letitia James is launching a civil investigation into the Babylon school district after multiple women made public allegations of past teacher sexual misconduct in recent weeks,

i pShare Tweet Email State Attorney General Letitia James is launching a civil investigation into the Babylon school district after multiple women made public allegations of past teacher sexual misconduct in recent weeks, her office announced Tuesday." Additionally, the statement read: "The Babylon School District has assured law enforcement, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, and the New York State Department of Education of the district’s full cooperation with any, and all investigations they undertake.The school district last week placed five employees on paid leave, pending the outcome of the investigation.The statement Tuesday from the district also said it "has been in contact with Laura Ahearn of the Crime Victims Center, to provide direct services to victims and to provide additional training to the Babylon School District staff and students.

" Suffolk police said its Special Victims Unit detectives have been in contact with Babylon school district officials regarding allegations made during a Nov.Rohl said Tuesday that she was relieved to hear that the attorney general is stepping in.

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