Teacher Placed On Leave Pending Criminal Investigation
A Burlington High School Spanish teacher has been placed on administrative leaving pending a criminal investigation.
Burlington police say that Giovanna Yaranga will be arraigned this afternoon in District Court on charges stemming from an allegation of an inappropriate relationship with a student.
In a statement, Burlington School Superintendent Jeanne Collins says the news is deeply upsetting to the community and student safety is the school’s priority. Collins says the district had no evidence of physical improprieties or sexual misconduct by Yaranga.