New Assistant Principal at the Jefferson Elementary School in New Rochelle Abruptly Resigns, Disappears

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JoseMartinezJose Martinez, who began the year with a promotion to Assistant Principal at the Jefferson Elementary School, abruptly handed in a letter or resignation a week ago Friday, March 11th Sunday, March 13th, walked out the school building and has not been heard from since, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. He is reportedly not returning phone calls and his location is unknown.

Martinez, who has been Administrative Dean at the Isaac Young Middle School for three years, was appointed to fill the post of Assistant Principal at the Jefferson Elementary School, stepping into the position vacated by Ms. Kimmerly Nieves who was promoted to principal.

There are unconfirmed reports that Martinez went AWOL after a parent made serious allegations of a sexual nature about Martinez.

UPDATE: Statement by the City School District of New Rochelle on the Unexpected Resignation of Jefferson School Assistant Principal

There are also reports of similar complaints about Martinez on Facebook involving another child. If anyone has seen them and can "screen grab" the comments or knows what they are please contact me (robertcox@newrochelletalk.com). Likewise, if anyone has heard from Martinez. Also, if anyone has photos of Martinez contact me.

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