AL judge: Teachers have constitutional right to have sex with students

By Victor Skinner on Friday, August 11th, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

DECATUR, Ala. – An Alabama judge dismissed charges against two teachers because he believes some students can consent to sex, a conclusion that renders the state’s teacher-student sex law unconstitutional. Decatur High School teacher Carrie Witt and Falkville High School aide David Solomon both faced felony charges for sex with students. Police allege Witt, 44, […]

Union fights to save job of Vegas teacher caught viewing porn in class

By Victor Skinner on Friday, August 11th, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

LAS VEGAS – Nevada’s statewide teachers union and the Clark County Education Association that represents Las Vegas teachers are pointing fingers at each other over a grievance case for a member fired for watching porn in class. Last week an arbitrators upheld the Clark County School District’s decision to fire Northwest Career and Technical Academy […]

NJ sex ed teacher loses license after hands-on lessons with teen student

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

HACKENSACK, N.J. – A former New Jersey sex education instructor lost his teaching license last month – a year after he was sentenced to prison for taking a hands-on approach with a 16-year-old female student. Donald DeWitt, 66, taught biology and human sexuality at Bergen County Academies until he was arrested in April 2015, shortly […]

SUIT: Administrators ignored Miami teacher who molested 8 students at 2 schools

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

MIAMI – The Miami-Dade school district faces a lawsuit over allegations officials did nothing to stop a male teacher from sexually abusing numerous female students throughout his 14 years in the district. The lawsuit alleges Jason Edward Meyers, a 41-year-old creative writing teacher, was first accused of inappropriate relationships with his female students at Krop […]

REPORT: VA teacher accused of sex assault on student resigned to land new job in MD district

By Victor Skinner on Saturday, August 5th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – Parents with children at Thomas Johnson Middle School recently received a startling lesson about the educational practice known as “passing the trash” that’s putting students at risk of sexual assault. An NBC Washington investigation into Thomas Johnson assistant principal Zelvin Staten revealed he was accused of sexually abusing a third grade […]

COPS: HIV-positive MD teacher’s aide raped dozens of young boys at school, home

By Victor Skinner on Friday, August 4th, 2017 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

LA PLATA, Md. – A former Maryland high school track coach faces a 119-count indictment after police allege the HIV-positive man sexually assaulted at least two dozen students without protection over the last two years. Carlos Deangelo Bell, 30, was allegedly aware of his HIV-positive status when he sexually assaulted at least two dozen boys […]

CA teacher sues student she molested — alleges defamation of character

By Victor Skinner on Monday, July 24th, 2017 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. – A former California high school teacher is suing a student she had sex with, alleging the boy defamed her reputation. Tara Stumph, a 36-year-old former teacher at Arroyo Grande High School, was sentenced to six months in jail for sexual intercourse with a student, and she began serving her sentence in […]

Will MA teachers union fight bill to ban sex with students?

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

BOSTON – Massachusetts lawmakers are considering legislation to crack down on educators who sexually abuse students by outlawing all relationships, including those who meet the age of consent. State Sen. Joan Lovely introduced Senate Bill 295 to address student-teacher relationships involving students between the ages of 16 and 19 – students who meet the legal […]

Las Vegas teacher sentenced to 12 1/2 to life for kidnapping 16 yo, child pornography

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

LAS VEGAS – A former Las Vegas kindergarten teacher will serve between 12 ½ years and life in prison for kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and creating child pornography in his apartment for two months. District Judge Stefany Miley issued the sentence to 48-year-old Melvyn Sprowson, who repeatedly professed his love for the 16-year-old and described […]

MD school district suspends 848 employees for child abuse investigations in 2016-17

By Victor Skinner on Monday, June 26th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Maryland’s second largest school district suspended 848 employees this year amid a crackdown on suspected child abuse, about half of which were teachers. That’s more a than 1,000 percent increase over 2014-15, when the school district was plagued by child abuse scandals and officials vowed to take action to enforce laws that […]

NJ revokes teachers’ licenses for rape, molestation, explicit texts with students

By Victor Skinner on Friday, June 23rd, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s State Board of Examiners has suspended or revoked the licenses of at least 5 educators over the last month for accusations or convictions of student sex abuse. The Board recently named six former teachers who lost their credentials in June, including so-called educators who allegedly sent explicit text messages, fondled, […]

NC teacher faces felonies over allegations of sex with three different students

By Victor Skinner on Monday, June 12th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Rocky Mount Police arrested 25-year-old high school math teacher Erin Elizabeth McAuliffe on multiple felony charges over allegations of sex with three students at Rocky Mount Preparatory School. Rocky Mount Police launched an investigation on May 5 based on allegations of inappropriate sexual relations between McAuliffe and three male students – […]

Teacher busted on video having sex with student, paid cash to keep quiet

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

JACKSON, Miss. – A Mississippi teacher faces six counts of sexual battery after videos surfaced online that allegedly showed her sexual antics with a 17-year-old student in her biology class. Amber Turnage, a 39-year-old married mother of five and former biology teacher at Provine High School, was arrested last month after videos of her sexual […]

DC-area school district spends $10 million on salaries for employees suspended over alleged abuse

By Victor Skinner on Monday, June 5th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A local television investigation revealed Prince George’s County Schools has spent $10 million on employees under investigation for misconduct so far this year, a 1,500 increase over the 2014-15 school year. The Washington, D.C.-area district implemented new policies on reporting suspected child abuse following the 2014-15 school year, when the district spent […]

Teacher faces SIXTH investigation for sex with students, still teaching high school science

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

GOSHEN, Ohio – An Ohio high school teacher is facing a sixth investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships with students, though the first five resulted in no charges due to a lack of evidence. The Cincinnati Enquirer recently featured Goshen High School teacher David Brown, who is allegedly under investigation by the Ohio Bureau […]

Four teachers from same district arrested on allegations of sex with students — in one week!

By Victor Skinner on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

SUWANEE, Ga. – Gwinnett County Public Schools is besieged by teachers sexually abusing students, including at least four teachers arrested for inappropriate relationships in just the last week. Derren Justin Evans, a long-term substitute teacher at Providence Christian Academy, was charged Wednesday with sexual assault based on allegations he repeated groped and kissed a female […]