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  • Danville teacher charged with possessing child porn

    August 28, 2014: ABC7 News reported the arrest of Mitchell Wolf for allegedly possessing more than 600 child pornography videos and images.  The 58 year old middle school teacher at Diablo Vista Middle School was served a search warrant by the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children task force. ABC7 news wrote: The search turned…

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  • Middle school teacher charged with manufacturing child pornography

    August 28, 2014: The Chicago Tribune reported the arrest of John C. Vastis, a 51 year old music teacher at Meridian Middle School in Buffalo Grove.  He was arrested on federal child pornography charges alleging he had a teenage boy send him pictures and videos of himself engaging in sexual activities. The Chicago Tribune wrote:…

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  • Horrifying Details from a Decades-Long Prep School Sex Scandal

    June 2012, Jezebel reported a summation of the New York Times Magazine cover story spelling out the decades of abuse reportedly at the Elite Horace Mann school in the Bronx.  The reporter refers to the article as "reading like a dickens novel". Jezebel wrote: Horace Mann, one of New York City's most prestigious high schools,…

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  • Skyview teacher, coach arrested on sex abuse charges

    June 12, 2014: The Columbian reported the arrest of Skyview teacher and coach, Eric Estes for alleged incident of sexual misconduct with a 13 year old boy, which occurred in 1997 in Maryland. The Columbian wrote: A Skyview High School teacher and baseball coach has been arrested on a warrant alleging sexual misconduct with a…

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  • Former Denton High teacher Greg Bogomol arrested on child pornography charge

    May 20, 2014: The Denton Record-Chronicle reported the arrest of Greg Bogomol  who was charged through a federal complaint Friday for possession of a lewd image depicting a minor. The Denton Record-Chronicle wrote: Bogomol admitted to federal agents that he had communicated with numerous males between the ages of 14 and 17 in hopes of…

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  • Virginia teachers arrested in abuse investigation at autism school

    May 20, 2014: The Daily News posted an article stating the arrest of Diane "Renee" Smith for an attack on a 13 year old autistic child. The Daily News wrote: A 13-year-old autistic child was attacked at a Yorktown, Pa., school and two staff members have been charged in the incident, authorities said. A witness…

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  • Carlsbad teacher charged with touching female students

    May 18, 2014: The Current-Argus reported Kenneth Groves, a 48 year old history teacher at P.R. Leyva Middle School, has been charged with three counts of sexual contact with a minor.  Groves faces third-degree felony charges. The Current-Argus wrote: According to police, at least three female students reported that Groves touched them inappropriately during class…

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  • Andover teacher arrested, charged with NH sexual assault

    May 20, 2014: My Fox Boston published an article stating the arrest of Darrell Keene, West Middle School teacher in Andover. He was held without bail after allegedly sexually assaulting a juvenile. My Fox Boston wrote: Stratham police allege that Keene contacted a person under 18 years old over the Internet, and then went to…

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  • Teacher Sex Offender List: 25 Female Teacher and Student Sex Crime Scandals

    Lawfirms.com provides a list of 25 female teachers who have been arrested for sex crimes with students. Lawfirms.com wrote: Though the criminal sex penalties are the same, victims are underage, and the alleged actions are similar, female teacher sex offenders in most cases face significantly lighter sex crime penalties than their male counterpart offenders do.…

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  • Valencia teacher charged with child molestation

    March 27, 2014: ABC News reported a Legacy Christian Academy teacher was arrested and released on bail, pending charges of child molestation on an 11-year old boy at the Valencia private school. ABC reported: L.A. County sheriff's detectives say the inappropriate behavior happened on the Valencia campus of Legacy Christian Academy.  The accused is 35-year-old Carl Astrera…

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  • Guilderland teacher accused of stealing $100,000

    March 28, 2014: The Times Union published an article stating Brenda McLaine, ,a Farnsworth Middle School Math teacher in New York has been charged with grand larceny for allegedly stealing over $100,000 over the course of a year from the Guildenland Teachers Association. The Times Union wrote: McClaine, 39, of Altamont, served as treasurer of the…

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  • Texas teacher arrested for performing oral sex on boy, 15

    March 25, 2014: The New York Daily News reported the arrest of Corrie Anne Long, a Hopper Middle School math teacher, for allegedly performing oral sex on a young teen in her classroom. The New York Daily News wrote: The alleged relationship came to light when a student at the suburban Houston school spotted Long…

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  • Catholic school suspends teacher for suspicious behavior, assistant for allegedly grabbing a student’s breast

    March 13, 2014: The Kansas City Star reported the arrest of a 53 year old assistant teacher at St. Thomas Moore School after he allegedly repeatedly grabbed a student's breast. The Kansas City Star wrote: The assistant would act as if he were tripping, then catch himself by grabbing her breast, the 11-year-old told police. She…

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  • Former Leeds teacher arrested for sexting junior high student

    March 12, 2014: Alabama blog posted an article stating that Ashley Casiday was arrested for sexting a 14 year old student.  Casiday was a former Leeds Middle School teacher and she turned herself in to the St. Clair County Jail on Wednesday. Alabama Blog wrote: The eighth-grade English teacher submitted her resignation amid the investigation…

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  • Danbury teacher charged with sex assault

    March 11, 2014: SFGate reported 44 year old Michael Maida turned himself in and was charged with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.  The age of the Convent of the Sacred Heart student has not been released. SF Gate wrote: Police tell WVIT-TV (http://bit.ly/1kfZmb7 ) said Maida had sexual contact with…

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  • Broward music teacher arrested on child pornography charges

    March 3, 2014: The Miami Herald reported the arrest of Daniel Gast, a Broward music teacher.  Gast had more than 95 video files of child porn on his laptop. The Miami Herald wrote: Daniel Gast, 28, had more than 95 video files of child porn on his laptop, according to investigators. Detectives assigned to the…

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  • NY Rabbi and Teacher Arrested in Child Porn Case

    March 6, 2014: ABC News reported a Brooklyn rabbi and teacher at a girls' seminary has been arrested on child pornography distribution charge. ABC news wrote: A criminal complaint in federal court in Manhattan charged Waldman with distributing child pornography over the Internet in November by enabling others to download multiple videos depicting children in…

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  • Student-teacher sex: Are more female teachers being charged?

    March 4, 2014: AL.com, based out of Alabama, published an article about the high number of female teachers being charged with sex crimes against students.  The article provides a list of 10 recent high profile cases in Alabama. 1., former Susan Moore High School teacher Crystal Gilliland Clowdus, 32, pleaded guilty to transmitting obscene material to…

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  • School Program Works to Battle Prescription Drug Abuse

    March 3, 2014: Yahoo published an article about the effectiveness of Botvin Life Skills Training program (LST).  The program was designed to prevent substance abuse by fostering youth development by teaching personal coping skills, general social skills, and skills for resisting pressures to smoke, drink, use drugs, and other risk behaviors. Yahoo wrote: The study…

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  • New Details In School Official Arrested On Drug Charges

    March 3, 2014: WCTV.tv reported Paul Byrd has been charged with trafficking after cocaine and pills were found.  Byrd, an assistant school superintendent for Leon County Schools was found with cocaine and pills in his car. WCTV wrote: Franklin County Sheriff Mike Mock says Byrd was driving a school district white Chevrolet truck Friday night,…

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  • Former Pulaski teacher arrested due to relationship with student

    March 3, 2014: WSLS10 reported Jonathan E. Bell, a Pulaski County teacher, has been charged with two counts of carnal knowledge and one count of indecent liberties with a child under 15. WSLS wrote: The Pulaski County Sheriff's office says a former Pulaski Co. school teacher has been arrested based on charges that he had a relationship…

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  • Alhambra teacher arrested for sexual relationship with former student

    March 3, 2014: KABC local news in California published an article about Jeffrey Yoshitake who was arrested on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a minor.  Yoshitake was a math teacher when he began a sexual relationship with a 15 year old student. KABC wrote: Yoshitake was charged with one felony count of lewd acts…

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  • Upper Saddle River: Ex-Teacher Arrested

    October 2003: The New York Times reported the arrest of Bruce Engelke, a former music teacher from Emil A. Cavallini Middle School in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Mr. Engelke was spotted asking a child to get into his car and then later showed up a the schools dance carrying an axe and a mallet.…

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  • Police in Utah school district armed with rifles

    March 2, 2014: The san Francisco Gate published an article stating the Granite School District has decided to provide officers with AR15 and M16 rifles to keep students safe if a gunman attacks. The San Francisco Gate wrote: The Granite School District has acquired the weapons from a U.S. Department of Defense program that gives…

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  • Teacher arrested for child porn on leave without pay

    February 25, 2014: ABC News reported an East Pennsboro Area Middle School teacher was arrested for child pornography.  Craig Cohen taught 8th grade science. His bail was set at $100,000, and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 3, 2014. ABC News wrote: Craig Cohen, an 8th grade science teacher, was charged by the state…

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  • Fullerton teacher suspected of sexual misconduct with students

    February 22, 2014: The Los Angeles Times reported the arrest of a Fullerton middle school teacher on suspicion of sexual misconduct with at least 2 male students.  Melissa Lindgren was charged with multiple felonies and was released after posting $100,000 bail. The Los Angeles Times wrote: Melissa Lindgren, 28, of La Mirada, was charged with…

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  • Police: Dover teacher arrested for child porn, videos of students

    February 28, 2014:  The Sentinel (Pennsylvania's Best Homepage) reported the arrest of Dover Intermediate School music teacher, Matthew B. Puterbaugh.  He has been charged with 661 counts of felony possession of child pornography.  Police say additional charges are pending. The Sentinel wrote: The Northern York County Regional Police Department arrested Puterbaugh at 1 p.m. Thursday…

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  • Philly teacher arrested for selling heroin near own prep school

    February 26, 2014: The Washington Times reported the arrest of Paul Smith, a 35 year old Northeast Preparatory School history teacher, for allegedly selling heroin from his vehicle just 2 miles down the road from the school. The Washington Times wrote: Narcotics agents were patrolling the area and say they witnessed Paul  Smith, 35, allegedly make…

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  • Recent “teacher arrested” Stories, Video and Galleries

    2014, Eyewitness News 7, provides a list of recent teachers arrested and their  stories.  Information from  the ABC network pertains to the tri-state area.  Music teachers, gym teachers, high school, middle school, and the like are all included in the list.  There are links to view the complete article and watch the video of the…

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  • Foyil teacher arrested for meth, FOX23 news exclusive

    February 17, ,2014, Fox News reported the arrest of Sharon Corner for possession of meth.  The middle school teacher claims the meth does not belong to her, but police say she was the one in possession when police had pulled her over for making an illegal turn. Fox News wrote: According to the arrest report,Comer…

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  • Neighbors were unable to stop Springfield girl’s abduction

    February 20, 2014, The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch reported the arrest of Craig Michael Wood, a 45 year old middle school football coach and teacher's aide.  Wood is charged with first degree murder for the abduction and death of 10 year old Hailey Owens. The Post wrote: A probable cause statement said the fourth-grader's body was found…

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  • Florida Teacher Arrested for “Battery on a Child by Exposure to Urine”

    February 20, 2014, The Gawker reported about the arrest of  Jennifer King Forshey, a South Florida public charter school teacher.  She is accused of ordering a 10-year-old student to remove paper towelsfrom a urinal on February 6, 2014. The Gawker wrote: Jennifer King Forshey, 58, of Hollywood, is accused of ordering a 10-year-old to remove…

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  • Bronx teacher arrested after raping 10-year-old student, deceiving parents

    June 19, 2013, the New York Daily News reported the arrest of Anthony Criscuolo. He is reported to have sexually assaulted a 10 year old student in his vehicle, in a school parking lot in Queens. Criscuolo was a Public School 386 teacher. The New York Daily News wrote: A scheming Bronx teacher raped a…

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  • Avonworth Elementary music teacher arrested on rape charges

    February 5, 2014, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported the arrest of Ben Avon, the former high school and middle school band teacher who faces allegations that he raped a 17 year old girl in 2009. She claims the abuse began when she was 10. Avon was charged with rape, sexual assault and related crimes. Molly Born…

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  • Former Md. teacher pleads guilty to having child porn

    February 6, 2014, the Washington Post published an article about Lawrence W. Joynes, a former Maryland music teacher, who plead guilty to possession of child pornography. He will be transferred to Montgomery County, where he is accused of sexually abusing 14 elementary school students and raping a middle school girl. Donna St. George and Dan…

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  • Massachusetts school cook threatens to shoot up school, police say

    February 4, 2014 Fox News published a report about Wendy Ferris, a Norfolk school cafeteria cook who is facing charges after she allegedly threatened to shoot up the school over a batch of overcooked cookies. Fox news wrote: Wendy Ferris, the cafeteria cook at the Norfolk school, was reportedly upset about a co-worker re-baking cookies…

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  • California teacher accused on YouTube arrested on sexual abuse charges

    February 4, 2014, Fox news published an article about Andrea Cardosa who was charged with five counts of aggravated sexual assault on a child and 11 counts of abuse.  The arrest came as the result of YouTube video recording between Cardosa and a former student where Cardosa confesses to the past abuse.  The video became…

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  • Cheating Probe Roils Philadelphia School System

    January 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported about the implication of 140 teachers and administrators in Philadelphia public schools who are believed to have been involved in one of the nation's largest cheating scandals, according to district officials.  The district expects to discipline or terminate several school-based employees over the next few weeks.  A criminal…

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  • U.S. Cites Evidence of Anti-Semitism in School District

    January 2014, the New York Times reported about the lawsuit filed by 3 Jewish families against the Pine Bush Central School District in New York.  Previously, in November, the New York Times had reported that some Jewish students had said they were subjected to anti-Semitic bullying, taunts, and other forms of intimidation in recent years.…

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  • Hearing Set on Cheating Claim in Capital

    April 2013, the New York Times reported about the hearing to be held by the City Council in Washington, regarding allegations of cheating on standardized tests during the chancellorship f Michelle A Rhee.  Investigations by both the city's inspector general and the federal Education Department concluded widespread cheating had not occurred, yet calls for further…

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  • More Than 130 Philly Educators Implicated in Cheating, Officials Say

    January 2014, NBC news in Philadelphia reported the Department of Education initiated a cheating investigation in 2011 after forensic analysis of PSSA test results in 2009 showed a high likelihood of cheating in more than 200 schools statewide. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has filed or is pursuing actions against 69 current and former employees…

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  • Woman Talks About Confronting Teacher She Says Molested Her

    January 2014, KTLA news reported about Jamie Carrillo, who claims she was abused for years by her teacher/basketball coach, starting with a kiss when she was 12 years old. Carrillo recorded a phone conversation with the alleged abuser and posted the phone conversation on YouTube. KTLA writes: On the call, Carrillo can be heard talking…

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  • Teacher fired after knocking out 7th-grader

    November 2013, HLN reported the firing of Beaumont County assistant teacher, who claimed he can not apologize for what he did, and he was just having a bad day and snapped when he struck a 7th grade student in the face. The teacher was fired and escorted off the school campus, but the student's parents…

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  • Brooklyn teacher sues over sex abuse allegations

    January 2014, The New York Post reported the former Poly Prep volleyball coach has filed an $11 million lawsuit against the city of New York. Lisa Guttilla claims she was harassed until she agreed to resign, even though the criminal charges against her were dropped. Charges originated when a 14-year-old girl at the private school…

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  • Vatican defends sex abuse record to U.N. panel

    January 2014, Religion News Service reported about the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, grilled Vatican officials for the way it has handled the clergy sex abuse scandal around the world. Monsignor Charles Scicluna, a former abuse prosecutor, represented the Vatican at the conference. Religion News Service writes: The committee accused the…

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  • UConn professor investigated for alleged child sex abuse dating back to the ’60s

    July 2013, CNN reported about allegations and investigations of Robert Miller.  Miller, a professor in UConn's music department (on the faculty since 1982) has been accused by 5 men of sexually abusing them when they were between the ages of 10 and 13.  Four victims claim the alleged abuse took place at Miller's home in…

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  • Teachers among 50 arrested in child sex sting

    January 2013, CNN reported the results of the police sting in Florida.   Among the 50 arrested were a high school English teacher, a middle school math teacher, an elementary school interpreter for deaf children, and a janitor, all hoping to have a sexual encounter with a young boy, but found officers and cameras waiting for…

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  • Supreme Court of the State of Washington

    Utilize the source link below to view the court documents regarding the supreme court decision rejecting the appeal of Jennifer Rice , convicted for rape and kidnapping, while a fourth grade teacher within the state of Washington. Opinion Information Sheet   Docket Number: 85893-4 Title of Case: State v. Rice File Date: 06/28/2012 Oral Argument…

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  • Washington State Supreme Court upholds conviction of Jennifer Leigh Rice

    June 2012, The News Tribune reported the Supreme court decision to reject the appeal by Jennifer Leigh Rice for the conviction of molestation and kidnapping of a 10-year-old student by the former Tacoma 4th grade teacher.  To read more about the Supreme Court decision, utilize the source link below. The court reject the argument. Writing for…

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  • Teacher Stephanie Ragusa Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sex With Students

    June 2010, ABC News reported that a Tampa judge sentenced Stephanie Ragusa to 10 years in prison for the sexual abuse to which she pleaded guilty.  The Davidson Middle School teacher in Tampa pleaded guilty to 3 counts of lewd and lascivious battery involving a 14 year-old boy and 2 counts of having sex with a…

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  • Sex Abuse Scandal Rocks Public Schools

    October 2013, Bill Donohue reported about the media's failure to report the story of the House passing a bill that would bar teachers and staffers who were convicted of a sexual offense or violent crime from working with children in the public schools.  Schools would be required to check state and federal criminal records when…

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  • Lexington teacher accused of kidnapping appears in court

    November 2007, the star Herald reported Kelsey Peterson appeared in a California Federal Court after being held in Mexico on charges.  The math teacher transported her 13 year old student across state lines and out of the country in attempt to hide and escape from charges stemming from the sexual relationship between herself and the…

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  • DA: Lexington teacher arrested

    The Star Herald reported about the math teacher and her 13 year old student who fled together to Mexico to escape the police investigation into allegations of their sexual relationship.  Kelsey was arrested at the border and the child was placed in the custody of relatives in Mexico until he is able to return to…

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  • Teacher held in teen’s abduction

    A middle school math teacher from Lexington, Nebraska faced charges of kidnapping, child abuse, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor after transporting a 13 year old student across the border into Mexico.  A police investigation found correspondence between the teacher and student acknowledging their sexual relationship.  To read more about Kelsey Peterson, utilize…

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  • Big Graft on Campus: 10 Shocking School Scandals

    January 2012, Take Part published a list of the top 10 shocking school scandals.  To read more about each scandal listed, utilize the source link below. Just how prevalent is corruption in public education? During the past six months alone, scores of unlawful incidents took place in schools across the country. Here are 10 of…

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  • Test Scandal in Atlanta Brings More Guilty Pleas

    The New York Times reported on Monday, January 6, 2014 regarding Dr. Beverly Hall pleading not guilty, while 17 educators pleaded guilty, and more are negotiating in a cheating scandal in Georgia. Investigators looked into allegations of widespread cheating on the 2009 state-mandated CRC Test.  44 schools and 178 teachers and principals have been implicated…

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  • Mary Kay Letourneau

    Wikipedia provides a summary of the person named Letourneau who made headlines for the sexual relationship between herself and a 6th grade student in the 1990s.  The summary provides background information along with the arrest, conviction, and life after prison.  To read more on Mary Kay Letourneau, utilize the source link below. Mary Kay Letourneau…

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  • Ex-teacher Mary Kay Letourneau briefly jailed

    Letourneau returns to the news headlines for failing to appear in court.  She first made headlines with her conviction of raping her 6th grade student when she was 24 years old and pregnant with his child.  The 2 were eventually married in 2005.  To read more, utilize the source link below. KIRO reports that Mary…

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  • Former Holyoke teacher Lisa Lavoie sent to jail for 18 months for contact with statutory rape victim

    MassLive (Massachusettes) reports about the arrest, sentencing, and probation for the 2009 rape case of a 15 year old student by the middle school teacher from Holyoke Middle School.  The judge sentenced Lavoie to 18 months in jail for violating a condition of her probation that forbid any contact between herself and the victim.  To…

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  • Debra Lafave

    Wikipedia provides a summary of who Debra Lafave is and her court appearances.  The report states she was a teacher in Tampa and has been arrested multiple times.  To read more about Lafave and her court appearances for sexual assault charges, utilize the source link below. Debra Jean Beasley, better known under her former married…

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  • Teacher Sex Surge

    Laura Ingle writes about the surge in inappropriate conduct by teachers and how the downfall of one is NOT a deterrent to other teachers.  Congressman Adam Puttman of Florida presented a bill that would require administration to report inappropriate conduct and create a registry of offenders.  To read more, utilize the source link below. Over…

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  • Tenn. Teacher Pleads No Contest in Sex Case

    August 2005, Pamela Turner, age 28, was arrested and charged with statutory rape of a 13 year old male student.   To read more, follow the source link below to Fox News. MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. –  A former elementary school teacher pleaded no contest to having sex with one of her students, a 13-year-old boy, and has…

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  • Former Warren County teacher sentenced in sex assault on student

      Schoolteacher Keri Ann Brekne was sentenced to 30 years for multiple counts of sexual assault on one of her students.  The 14 year old victim told the courts how the teacher showered her with gifts and treats which transformed the "friendship" toward a kissing and touching relationship.  To read more, use the source link…

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  • Malia, Sasha’s School Embroiled In Drug, Alcohol Scandal

    News One writes about the multiple scandals involving students and/or staff at the Sidwell Friends School in Washington DC where the Obama children attend.  To read more about the school and their current conflicts, please utilize the source link below. With the Obamas reportedly paying $70,000 a year in tuition, Sidwell is recognized as an…

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  • Prep School Scandals

    Robert Kennedy provides a brief summation of various school scandal articles that he had previously written.  He refers to scandals at the Selwyn House, Lower Canada College, Academy X, Milton Academy, and more.  To read more, utilize the source link below. A Look Into the Less-Than-Perfect World of Private Schools Every school, public or private,…

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  • Cheating Scandal Roils Elite School

    February 2008, Carla Rivera (LA Times reporter) reports about the scandal at Harvard-Westlake, where 6 students were suspended from the elite high school for stealing the History midterm exam.  Suspicions were raised when a number of students scored exceptionally well.  Rivera also reports that six middle school students were expelled for violations related to drug possession. Rivera…

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  • Prep School Scandals

    About.Com provides a brief look at some incidents which have occurred over the years in private schools. Robert Kennedy writes: Every school, public or private, has had its share of unpleasant news, or what the tabloids call scandals. Despite everybody's best efforts, iron-clad contracts and well-intentioned honor codes, hazing occurs, students commit suicide, inappropriate behavior…

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  • Teacher Michelle Simonson Send Topless Photos to Student

    August 2009, Barely Hanging On reports about Sashabaw Middle School teacher Michelle Simonson who was arrested after sending partially nude text photos to her 14 year old student.  She was charged with enticing a minor for immoral purposes and distributing sexually explicit material to a minor. The article reads: Here is another dandy, Michelle Somonson thought she…

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  • Teacher Ashley Jo Beach in Bushes With 13 Year Old

    September 2009, Barely Hanging On reports the arrest of teacher Ashley Jo Beach, age 37, for the sexual relationship with a 13 year old student. The article reads: Probably one of the better sex offender mugshots I have seen in awhile. You have a good cry Ashley Jo Beach and the next time you decide to take a…

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  • Faculty to be removed at LA sex scandal school

    February 2012, CBS news reported in Los Angeles, the two day closing of an elementary school, while the entire staff is investigated and replaced, among allegations of sexual abuse.  This decision follows the arrest of Mark Berndt and Martin Springer, educators at Miramonte Elementary School.  Dozens of parents protested in front of the main doors…

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  • The Fifty Most Infamous Female Teacher Sex Scandals

    Zimbio provides a list of 50 female teacher sex scandals. Zimbio writes: ... female teachers who have slept with their students receive the lion's share of media attention. We decided to see just how much attention has been paid. Looking at search trends, news reports, and blogosphere chatter, we determined the fifty most infamous female teacher…

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  • Teacher Sex Scandals Alarm Fla.

    March 2008, Newsweek published an article about the arrest of Stephanie Ragusa, and then one week later, Tampa police charged Mary Jo Spack.  Four days later, another case surfaced resulting in the arrest of Lisa Marinelli.   All three Tampa area women were educators and their charges include sexual encounters with students.  The article reports there…

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  • Prep School Scandals

    Robert Kennedy produced an article about prep school scandals (A look into the less-than-perfect world of private schools).  Kennedy writes: Here's a brief look at some incidents which have occurred in private schools over the years. Incoming Students at The Landon School Caught in Embarrassing Activities Rector of St. Paul's School Retires New Sex Scandal…

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  • Middle School Sex Scandal

    December 2004, The smoking gun published an article reporting the arrest of Debra Lafave, a 24-year-old Tampa, Florida middle school teacher.   She was arrested for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old student at the school where she worked as a reading teacher. The smoking gun writes: Police yesterday released their file in the case of…

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  • A Brief History of Boarding-School Scandals

    October 2013, Vanity Fair published an article outlining boarding schools who have been in the public eye for the real tales and scandals of the academic facilities and the much darker histories.  The article written by Alex Polkinghorn looks at 20 years of sex, drug, and bullying scandals at some of the most prestigious secondary…

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  • Be Never Board: A Dossier of Boarding-School Scandals

    By              Maggie Lange Apropos of perpetual interest, Vanity Fair has collected a history of sordid boarding-school scandals. The most fascinating ones involve psychopathic gangs: Miss Porter’s Oprichniki (named after a 16th-century Russian torture squad, for history extra credit) and the deep powder smuggling ring (only attempted) at Choate Rosemary. A Brief History of Boarding-School Scandals…

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  • Elite Horace Mann prep school students tell of decades of sexual abuse

    Sexual abuse was covered up for decades at a swanky Riverdale prep school where the children of the city’s monyed elite are educated, according to a bombshell report. The New York Times Magazine story, to be published Sunday, outlines multiple incidents of molestation by at least three teachers and coaches at the Horace Mann School…

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  • Elite Horace Mann prep school students tell of decades of sexual abuse

    June 2012, the New York Daily News wrote about the soon to be published New York Times Magazine story regarding decades of molestation acusing three teachers and coaches at the Riverdale prep school. Helen Kennedy wrote: Sexual abuse was covered up for decades at a swanky Riverdale prep school where the children of the city’s monyed elite…

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