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Former 'Teacher of Year' Admits to Sex with Student

Teacher of the Year

A former Essex County, New Jersey teacher of the year has admitted having sex with a 15-year-old boy enrolled in an honors class she taught. Erica DePalo pleaded guilty Tuesday to child endangerment. In return, county prosecutors will recommend she get lifetime parole supervision when she's sentenced in April.


Teacher arrested for alleged Halloween sex act

An art teacher in Livermore, California, was allegedly found performing a sexual act in a car and trying to attract the attention of passing trick or treaters on Halloween night.


Former Pacoima teacher pleads no contest to molesting 13 students

Paul Chapel III, a former third-grade teacher at Pacoima's Telfair Elementary, faces 25 years to life in prison, the L.A. County district attorney's office says. A former Telfair Elementary teacher pleaded no contest Monday to molesting 13 students at the Pacoima school and faces 25 years to life in prison, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.


Texas teacher convicted after sex with 5 students

Brittni Colleps

A former Texas high school teacher was convicted Friday after having sex with five 18-year-old students at her home. It took the jury less than an hour to conclude that Brittni Nicole Colleps, 28, of Arlington, was guilty of 16 counts of having an inappropriate relationship between a student and teacher. The second-degree felony is punishable by two to 20 years in prison per count.


Teacher Accused of Having Group Sex With Students on Video

A former Texas high school English teacher and mother of three is on trial, accused of having sex with five male students. The evidence against Brittni Colleps, 28, includes cell phone video that allegedly shows group sex between her and four students at her home. Prosecutors say it happened while her children and husband, who is an Army specialist stationed out-of-state, were away. The graphic video was shown to the jury this week.


Kacy Christine Wilson, Former Teacher, Allegedly Had Sex With 16-Year-Old Student In School Closet

Kacy Christine Wilson, a 28-year-old former teacher at Osceola High School in Kissimmee, Fla., is being accused of pulling a 16-year-old student out of class and then leading him to a closet to have sex, WOFL-TV reports.According to a police report obtained by WOFL, Wilson called the unnamed teenager's teacher to claim he had left something in her classroom. The incident allegedly occurred when he arrived at her room.


Social Media Rules for N.Y.C. School Staff Limits Contact With Students

The creation of the guidelines reflects concerns about the misuse of sites like Facebook and Twitter and follows accusations of misconduct by teachers with students.


Is Sex a 30 year Crime?

The Arkansas Supreme Court turned down a law forbidding teachers from having sexual contacts with their over 18 years old students, citing constitutional rights as an adult.

The ruling was related to a case against David Paschal, a 38 year old Arkansas teacher sentenced to 30 years in prison for having a five month relationship with his 18 year old student.


Ark. court rejects ban on teacher-student sex

Arkansas Supreme Court

The Arkansas Supreme has struck down as unconstitutional a state law banning sexual contact between public school teachers and students.


Modesto teacher who left wife to live with student has no regrets

James Hooker

Controversy is continuing to swirl around a 41-year-old Modesto teacher, who recently resigned his position, left his wife and moved in with an 18-year-old student. The Enochs High School teacher, James Hooker, is fighting back against allegations that he did something illegal as police investigate whether the relationship began before the girl turned 18.

Senh: Of course it began before the student turned 18. The teachers involved in these incidents tend to be female teachers, but this time, it's a guy.


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