Elementary school special needs teacher placed on leave, resigns

A special needs teacher at Academy Elementary School in Little River-Academy has resigned after being placed on administrative leave, Superintendent Billy Harlan confirmed Monday. (File)

LITTLE RIVER-ACADEMY, Texas (KWTX) A special needs teacher at Academy Elementary School in Little River-Academy has resigned after being placed on administrative leave, Superintendent Billy Harlan confirmed Monday.

He provided no details about the investigation or what led to the teacher’s removal from the school.

Harlan says the employee started working for the school in 2016 and resigned last week.

The district posted a job notice on Oct. 17 seeking a special education teacher for the elementary school.