ALTON - The Alton School Board accepted the resignation Tuesday night of the high school band director accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female student.
By a vote of 6-0, the board OK'd the resignation of Matthew H. Lang as part of one motion containing numerous new personnel assignments, resignations and hirings.
Board member Mike Harris abstained from voting without giving a reason.
Lang, 36, of Godfrey, was charged last week in Madison County Circuit Court with two counts of criminal sexual assault and two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Tuesday night, Lang remained at the Madison County Jail in Edwardsville, held on bond of $250,000.
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