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The alleged incident of inappropriate contact occurred in class in early December at Wilson Middle School, a school district spokeswoman said.

A para-educator in Council Bluffs has resigned amid allegations that he inappropriately touched two female middle school students.

Diane Ostrowski, spokeswoman for Council Bluffs Community School District, confirmed Tuesday that the staff member chose to resign following a district investigation.

Ostrowski declined to describe the interaction between the staff member and students. “It was inappropriate contact, that’s what we’re willing to share to protect the students’ privacy,” she said.

She said the district also met with the students’ parents. After consulting with a police officer working for the district, the district left it in the parents’ hands to determine whether to file a police report. The incident was not a reportable offense under mandatory reporting guidelines.

The alleged incident occurred in class in early December at Wilson Middle School, she said. There was no indication that any other students were involved.

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