2 Staff Members, Coach at Chicago's Mather High School Removed

Top administrators at a separate CPS high school school were fired one week earlier as part of a misconduct investigation

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Two staff members and a volunteer coach at Mather High School on Chicago's Far North Side have been removed for "engaging inappropriately with students," according to a letter sent to parents Friday.

The volunteer coach has also been blocked from volunteering with Chicago Public Schools. Separate investigations have been initiated by the Office of the Inspector General, school officials said.

In the letter to parents, Principal Peter Auffant said he was unable to discuss details regarding the investigations. Parents of impacted students have been notified, and the Office of Student Protections and Title IX is connecting support to students.

What was supposed to be a peaceful sit-in at Lincoln Park High School ultimately grew out of control as another fight broke out at the school currently undergoing several controversial administrative changes. NBC 5's Chris Hush has the story.

One week earlier, CPS announced the removal of top administrators at Lincoln Park High School and the suspension of the boys' basketball team's season amid serious allegations of misconduct.

CPS confirmed multiple ongoing investigations into allegations of student and adult sexual misconduct, retaliation and interference in an investigation at Lincoln Park High School. Students have staged protests, walkouts and sit-ins in response to the firings.

While on the city's Southwest Side Friday night, parents of students at Curie High School held a rally in support of suspended basketball coach Mike Oliver.

The coach, who has been employed as a security guard at the school for more than 27 years, was removed following accusations of a physical altercation with a student on Jan. 22.

Parents told NBC 5 players look up to him as a "father figure" and they hope the investigation speeds up, and Oliver will be vindicated.

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