The Westchester County District
Attorney’s office has informed the Rye City School District that their office
will not press charges against the teachers accused of improperly coaching
their elementary school students on state assessment test, according to a Journal News article published Wednesday. The DA cited “legally
insufficient evidence,” according to TJN’s Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy’s
Last May, four Rye elementary school teachers, two from Osborn and two from Milton, were placed on administrative leave after they were accused of improperly coaching students on a state assessment test in April.
Since the school district’s investigation was launched at the end of the last school year, parents have protested the district’s handling of the situation at public meetings and in communications to the media and the district.
Read more on the parent-lead petition to reinstate the teachers in this Patch article.
Read the full TJN article on the DA’s decision not to press charges here.