An employee at Cosumnes Oaks High School is under investigation for misconduct. The name of the employee is not being released at this time due to the nature of the investigation. The name has made it’s way through social media. Elk Grove Laguna News has obtained the name of the employee and the type of misconduct being alleged through multiple sources, but will not be releasing the name or details of the investigation at this time until it is confirmed by the Sheriff’s Department.
The Elk Grove Unified School District has issued a press release on the matter.
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.