The allegations involve a high school student and a teacher at KIPP Sunnyside High School. School officials say they have conducted an internal review and notified police, who began an investigation of their own. A report was filed with Texas Child Protective Services as well.
The teacher, who has not been publicly identified, has been placed on administrative leave.
School officials say they've been in communication with the student's parents, and are cooperating with the police investigation.
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