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High school teacher under investigation resigns

ROSS TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

A Ross High School teacher resigned Friday amid allegations of inappropriate contact with a student.

Steve Morio was a social studies teacher and had been with the district for 13 years. 

The Ross Township Police and Butler County Sheriff's Office began to investigate claims of inappropriate touching of a 17-year-old student and supplying her with marijuana.

Morio was placed on administrative leave on May 1 before his resignation on Friday.

Ross Local School District Superintendent Greg Young stated, "The school district acted swiftly in placing Mr. Morio on leave status when we became aware of the allegations made against him. We have been cooperating fully with the police investigation being conducted into educator misconduct on the part of Mr. Morio."

Authorities are investigating the alleged incident as sexual battery.

A Ross High School teacher resigned Friday amid allegations of inappropriate contact with a student.

Steve Morio was a social studies teacher and had been with the district for 13 years. 

The Ross Township Police and Butler County Sheriff's Office began to investigate claims of inappropriate touching of a 17-year-old student and supplying her with marijuana. 

Morio was placed on administrative leave on May 1 before his resignation on Friday.

Ross Local School District Superintendent Greg Young stated, "The school district acted swiftly in placing Mr. Morio on leave status when we became aware of the allegations made against him. We have been cooperating fully with the police investigation being conducted into educator misconduct on the part of Mr. Morio."

No reason was cited for Morio's resignation from the school.

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