ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Albuquerque Police are investigating a middle school teacher for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
The Albuquerque Police Department confirms they are investigating a Madison Middle School special education teacher for an alleged relationship with a male high school student. APD would not name which high school where the boy was a student or give further details of the investigations.
APD's child exploitation unit is investigating.
In a letter sent home to staff and in a recorded phone message to parents, APS names Susan Stearns as the teacher being investigated.
APS would not say what the allegations are or if the allegations involve a sexual relationship between 42-year-old Stearns and the high school student.
They did say Stearns has been a teacher with APS since 2000 and has been at Madison Middle School as a special ed teacher since August.
APS has Stearns on paid leave pending the outcome of a personnel investigation.
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