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Teacher Sentenced Over Sex With Student 22 Years Ago

Retired Michael Layne Williamson apologized for “indiscretion”

(Newser) - A retired Utah school teacher was sent to prison for having sex with one of his teenage students 22 years ago, reports the Deseret News . The woman came forward last year and told police that former teacher Michael Layne Williamson, 60, had repeatedly assaulted her over a period of years.... More »

La. School Dogged by Cases of Teacher-Student Sex

Latest incident in Destrehan is the 3rd case in 2 years

(Newser) - A 26-year-old high school teacher in the small Mississippi River town of Destrehan, La., was booked into jail Thursday on charges that she had sex with a 16-year-old student. It marks the third instance of alleged teacher-student sex at the school in two years and the fourth in the last... More »

Teachers Arrested After Student Brags of Threesome

Rachel Respess, Shelley Dufresne accused of ménage à trois with teen

(Newser) - Two Louisiana teachers have been arrested and accused of seducing a student—after the then-16-year-old boy bragged about having a ménage à trois with them. School officials heard about the teen's boasts and alerted authorities, who questioned him; he told detectives what happened and said it was all... More »

Famed High School Hit With 5th Teacher Sex Allegation

Teacher at 'Friday Night Lights' school commits suicide

(Newser) - Until recently, Permian High School was known mostly for football—it's the basis for Friday Night Lights. But that might be changing thanks to a slew of scandals, including one that ended in suicide last night. Police found longtime government teacher and assistant girls golf coach Mark Lampman dead... More »

On Day He Was to Marry, Teacher Charged With Rape

Not surprisingly, John Azabache's wedding called off

(Newser) - John Azabache was supposed to be getting married Friday. Instead, he ended up getting arrested for allegedly raping one of his 16-year-old students. Needless to say, the wedding was called off, but the Journal News reports that Azabache did still utter the words "I do"—when he was... More »

Student I Was Sleeping With Tried to Extort Me: Teacher

Not surprisingly, Kathanna Culp ended up fired and charged with a crime

(Newser) - Kathanna Culp, a former high school teacher, went to the principal for help when a student allegedly attempted to extort her in order to stop her from breaking off their illicit relationship. But it backfired on Culp when she was fired and then charged with having an improper relationship with... More »

Texas Teacher Accused of Group Sex With Students

Evidence includes video of her alleged encounter with teens

(Newser) - A startling case out of Texas: Former high school teacher Brittni Colleps, 28, could face up to 20 years behind bars after being accused of having group sex with four of her students, and a separate encounter with a fifth. Prosecutors in the case showed jurors cell phone footage of... More »

16 NY Teachers Keep Jobs Despite Sex Allegations

Court prevents New York from firing teacher who bent student over a desk

(Newser) - More than a dozen teachers accused of a range of eyebrow-raising sexual misconduct are still teaching in New York schools, thanks to arbitrator rulings that prevented education officials from firing them, according to information released today in response to a New York Daily News Freedom of Information Act request. One... More »

Teacher Praised for Book Tied to Affair With Student, 17

Blur of fact, fiction raises troubling issues

(Newser) - A teacher bounced from an international American high school after having an affair with a 17-year-old student is winning critical acclaim—for his novel about a teacher who has an affair with his student, reports Jezebel . Reviewers from the New York Times to novelists are gushing about Alexander Maksik's... More »

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