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Teacher Who Lives in Swampscott Accused of Giving Pot to Lynn English High Student

Police say Charles Saltzman, 50, a teacher at Lynn English High School, distributed marijuana to a 17-year-old student.

A Swampscott resident who is a teacher in next-door Lynn pleaded not guilty to giving pot to a student, according to 7News.

Police say Charles Saltzman, 50, gave marijuana to a 17-year-old girl at Lynn English High School. Saltzman, who lives in Swampscott, has taught at the school for 15 years.

According to the school's Web site, Saltzman is a teacher in the English Department. His courses include college prep English.

Saltzman was in court Wednesday to face the charge.

For more on this story, please visit our partners, 7News.

[Editor's note: I've slightly altered the headline and first sentence to emphasize that Saltzman lives in Swampscott but teaches in Lynn.]

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