Goessel teacher resigns after controversy

Parents showed concern after photo

GOESSEL, Kan. - A teacher in the middle of a controversy has resigned from the Goessel school district in Marion County. 

The school board accepted the resignation Monday, report our news partners at KWCH Channel 12. That resignation follows the circulation of a photo that appeared to show the teacher and a student embracing. 

The district has not confirmed if the picture and the resignation are directly related, but some parents showed concern about the teacher's relationship with a student. 

No criminal investigation has been opened. Some people contacted KWCH in support of the teacher, saying he will be missed.

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