Peekskill teacher on administrative leave

NEWS 12 WESTCHESTER: School officials confirmed that Alison Risoli was placed on administrative leave, but would not give details. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Peekskill High School social studies teacher Allison Risoli was arraigned Monday after being accused of changing answers on two students' Regents exams to help them pass, officials said. The 53-year-old chairwoman of the social studies department faces up to eight years behind bars if convicted of offering a false instrument for filing, according to the Westchester County district attorney's office. (Feb. 13, 2013)

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