By CBSNewYork Team

BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Five employees of the Babylon School District have been reassigned amid allegations of abuse.

The superintendent of schools says these allegations were made verbally at a Board of Education meeting Monday night.

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The nature of the claims was not made public.

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The employees in question will remain reassigned pending the outcome of a full investigation.

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In a statement, the superintendent said in part they take all allegations very seriously and are “committed to acting upon each and every claim.” They also commended “the brave individuals for coming forward.”

CBSNewYork Team