Superintendent placed on leave after trespassing charges
MASHPEE, MASS. >> A Cape Cod school superintendent has been placed on indefinite leave after allegedly barging into a student's home uninvited to see if she actually lived there.
The Cape Cod Times reports the <URL destination="http://bit.ly/1XUqLmy">Mashpee School Committee voted unanimously Thursday night to place Superintendent Brian Hyde on paid leave following a 45-minute closed-door emergency meeting.
Hyd</URL>e pleaded not guilty earlier Thursday to charges of breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor and trespass. His next court date is Nov. 13.
Marilyn King, the mother of a Mashpee Middle-High School student, says Hyde entered her home in September without permission, rummaged through her daughter's belongings and angrily demanded to know where the 17-year-old slept.
Hyde has said he invited into the home to do a routine residency check.
TALK TO US
If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.