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Former GCS teacher suspended after felony child neglect charges, court records say

UPDATE YOU ON all the WYFF NEWS 4 PLATFORMS. MICHAEL: A FORMER TEACHER IN GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS HAD HER LICENSE SUSPENDED. SHE WAS CHARGED WITH NEGLECT OF A MINOR IN JANUARY THIS YEAR. STATE OFFICIALS SAY SHE WAS A TEACHER AT THE TIME OF HER ARREST AND PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE. ACCORDING TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, HAUGH SHE WAS A TEACHER AT STERLI

Former Greenville County teacher suspended after felony child neglect charges, court records say

A former Greenville County Schools instructor has had her teacher’s license suspended after being charged with two felony offenses involving children, according to court records.The State Board of Education at Columbia suspended the teaching certification of Amy Haugh on May 11, disciplinary documents stated.The general public index shows Haugh was detained and charged on Jan. 15 with two counts of criminal neglect of a child or helpless person by a legal custodian.”The SCDE has reason to believe that, because of the severe nature of the allegations of misconduct, Ms. Haugh may pose a danger to the health, safety, and welfare of pupils, who might be under her schooling and that emergency action is needed,” the Order of Suspension stated.At the time of her arrest, Haugh was a teacher for the Greenville County School District, the order stated. She had been put on administrative leave at the time of her arrest and has since resigned from the district, effective April 1, the purchase said.GCS Manager of Media Relations Tim Waller stated Haugh educated at Sterling School and is no longer employed there. He said he couldn’t release any other details.The suspension order stated it had been alleged that Haugh unlawfully caused bodily injury to a little under her custody and she placed the minor in “an unreasonable risk of harm by exposing the little to amphetamines.”The suspension is in effect “before a due process hearing is held or this matter is otherwise resolved,” according to this order.

COLUMBIA, S.C. —

A former Greenville County Schools instructor has had her teacher’s license suspended after being charged with two felony offenses involving children, according to court records.

The State Board of Education at Columbia suspended the teaching certification of Amy Haugh on May 11, disciplinary documents stated.

The public indicator shows Haugh was detained and charged on Jan. 15 with two counts of criminal neglect of a child or helpless person by a legal custodian.

“The SCDE has reason to believe that, because of the severe nature of the allegations of misconduct, Ms. Haugh may pose a danger to the health, safety, and welfare of pupils, who might be under her schooling and that emergency action is needed,” the Order of Suspension stated.

At the time of her arrest, Haugh was a teacher for the Greenville County School District, the order stated.

She had been put on administrative leave at ” the time of her arrest and has since resigned from the district, effective April 1, the order stated.

GCS Manager of Media Relations Tim Waller stated Haugh educated at Sterling School and is no longer employed there. He said he couldn’t release any other details.

The suspension order stated it had been alleged that Haugh unlawfully caused bodily injury to a little under her custody and that she place the minor in “an unreasonable risk of injury by exposing the minor to amphetamines.”

The suspension is in effect “before a due process hearing is held or this matter is otherwise resolved,” according to this arrangement.

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