Lawrence teacher investigated for Facebook chatter

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) — A Lawrence North High School teacher was placed on administrative leave after the school was approached about communication between the teacher and a student on Facebook.

Officials with MSD of Lawrence Township said a mother contacted the school Jan. 27 about her 15-year-old daughter and the male teacher communicating through Facebook.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and Child Protective Services are also involved in the case, according to school officials. An investigation by the school system is also ongoing.

School officials would not release the name of the teacher, pending the outcome of the investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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