Category: Middle School & Tag: sex-scandals

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

    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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  • 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

    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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