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Berlin high school teacher on leave pending investigation

Berlin high school teacher on leave pending investigation



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BERLIN – A high school teacher is on paid administrative leave following an investigation.

Math teacher Michael Cwirka, a Meriden resident, was placed on leave earlier this month due to an investigation related to his conduct. The nature of the investigation has not been disclosed. 

In a letter dated Feb. 12, obtained by a Freedom of Information request, Berlin School Superintendent Brian Benigni said he met with Cwirka Friday, Feb. 9 in connection to the investigation.

In the letter, Cwirka is ordered not to come to school or any school-sponsored events, and is barred from any contact with students or their parents.

Benigni said last week he could not comment on the details of the investigation because it is a personnel matter.

Cwirka is also head coach of the girls’ swimming team at Berlin High School.

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