COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - A Harlem High School teacher is on administrative leave after they reportedly made inappropriate comments in class.

Friday afternoon, Harlem High School sent a release to parents, saying the teacher made inappropriate statements during a healthcare science class. The teacher has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the Columbia County School District. Parents of the students in the class have been notified.

The school system says allegations like this are taken extremely seriously and will be investigated fully and though this impacted a select number of students, they felt it was necessary to notify all parents.

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