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Reports: Fired Rochester High School Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students

January 09, 2019 - 7:49 pm

ROCHESTER HILLS (WWJ) - New details have been leaked about a Rochester Hills teacher fired over allegations of improper behavior with students.

According to sources speaking with local news outlets, including WXYZ and WJBK-TV, a 26-year-old female teacher is accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with two students at more than one location after school.

This information comes as an investigation into the case by the Oakland County Sheriff's Office is ongoing; with investigators not commenting at this time. 

On Tuesday, official with the Rochester Community Schools district announced that the teacher had been terminated over what was described only as "inappropriate conduct" with students during after-school hours. 

So far, no criminal charges have been filed against the now-former teacher, whose name has not been released.

In a letter sent to parents, Superintendent Robert Shaner noted that law enforcement was looking into the allegations, but released few details.

The following is Shaner's complete statement: 

"We were notified today of an alleged incident involving the inappropriate conduct of a Rochester High School teacher with students during after-school hours. Following the completion of a district investigation, the teacher has been terminated, effective immediately.

The investigation with local law enforcement continues. As I’m sure you are aware, when there is an ongoing investigation, we cannot publicly share details that could have a negative impact on the investigation. Protecting our children remains our priority.

Rochester Community Schools is committed to providing a safe, positive, and supportive learning environment for every student. District personnel are required to meet the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism, and performance. Employees whose conduct or performance falls short of expectations will be subject to disciplinary action.

All members of our school community will experience an environment where they are safe, valued, and respected. We appreciate your support to encourage your son or daughter to talk to a trusted adult if they see, hear, or experience something that doesn't seem right. They can also anonymously report information using OK2SAY at

https://www.michigan.gov/ok2say. "

The district told reporters Wednesday that it is working with law enforcement on the case.

Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 as we continue to follow this developing story.