Lawsuit against Albuquerque Public Schools, former teacher headed for settlement

Albuquerque Public Schools

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A lawsuit against Albuquerque Public Schools and a former teacher, accused of inappropriately touching a student, is headed for a settlement.

Kenneth Jehle, 54, allegedly touched a 13-year-old Taft Middle School student inappropriately. APS fired Jehle.

The parents of that student filed a lawsuit against Jehle and APS, saying they didn’t do enough to protect kids.

APS would not comment on the pending settlement. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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