OPS: Fontenelle principal placed on administrative leave


    Omaha Public Schools says Fontenelle Elementary school's principal is on administrative leave.

    A letter went out to families Tuesday night.

    The letter comes one week after a first grade teacher at the school was charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child.

    Dear Fontenelle Elementary Families, We wanted to inform you that Principal Eric Nelson is out on leave. Scott Sturgeon, Executive Director of School Support and Supervision, will support Fontenelle during this time. Due to privacy issues, we cannot share information beyond that at this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact the school at 402-457-5905. Thank you for your continued support of Fontenelle Elementary and Omaha Public Schools. Sincerely, Charles Wakefield Chief, Human Resources Officer

    Prosecutors say Gregory Sedlacek assaulted a first grade girl on the school's playground. Prosecutors say Sedlacek gave them a list of other girls he assaulted.

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