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Teachers Who Sexually Abuse Students Avoid Prison in Iowa

Despite a law making prison time mandatory, according to investigation

(Newser) - Iowa teachers who sexually abuse students are getting off with probation despite a state law making at least some prison time mandatory. A Des Moines Register investigation discovered at least seven teachers received no prison time for sexually abusing students over the past five years.Two teachers who sexually abused... More »

Married Ala. Teachers Each Charged With Student Sex

Charged 2 days apart in separate incidents with students under age 19

(Newser) - Private-school teachers Jamie and Charli Parker have been arrested a day apart in Alabama on separate yet identical charges of having sex with a student under the age of 19, reports AL.com . The husband and wife both teach and coach at Pickens Academy, a private school in Carrollton, a... More »

Teacher on Leave for Saying Teacher-Student Sex Is OK

Sean Kane Facebook rant: Students at sex party should've 'kept stupid mouths shut'

(Newser) - Two female teachers at West Covina's South Hills High School were arrested on suspicion of having sex with students, and not only is their co-worker, art teacher Sean Kane, upset about their arrests—he apparently thinks teacher-student sex is OK all around, the Los Angeles Times reports. Kane, a... 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 »

Want to Talk Intelligently About Rape? 5 Rules

It's appalling how many people are incapable: Katie McDonough

(Newser) - Citing the 30-day sentence received by a teacher who raped a student, the Washington Post column arguing that teacher-student sex is sometimes OK , the sympathy extended to the Steubenville rapists, and of course, Richard Cohen's quite controversial Washington Post column about Steubenville, Katie McDonough comes to this depressing conclusion:... More »

Teacher Gets 30 Days for Rape of Student, 14

Troubled girl later committed suicide

(Newser) - A Montana teacher found guilty of raping a troubled 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide will spend just 30 days in jail because the judge decided the girl was "older than her chronological age" and "was as much in control of the situation" as her teacher. After the... 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 »

Teacher Ducks Rape Charge by Saying 'I Do'

Leah Shipman marries 17-year-old former student

(Newser) - A former teacher in North Carolina has avoided statutory rape charges after marrying the alleged victim, the Wilmington Star-News reports. Leah Shipman, 42, was accused of sleeping with a 15-year-old student in 2009, but prosecutors reduced the charge to a misdemeanor after she divorced her husband of 19 years and... 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 »

Arkansas Supreme Court: Teacher-Student Sex OK If...

...said student is 18

(Newser) - Arkansas 18-year-olds can now freely engage in sex with their teachers. The state's Supreme Court yesterday struck down the state's law banning sexual contact between teachers and students, finding that people 18 or older have a constitutional right to engage in a consensual sexual relationship. The court sided... More »

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