By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the PopCulture. While there were certainly some high points in , there were also major low points as well, such as the overwhelming number of teachers charged with sexual assault. Recently, clinical psychologist Dr. Leslie M.
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By Nanette Light. The number of teachers flagged statewide for having sex and other inappropriate relationships with students continues to rise, according to the Texas Education Agency. The increase follows a state law that took effect at the beginning of last school year that expanded reporting requirements and made superintendents and principals who failed to report such conduct subject to criminal charges. During fiscal , the TEA opened cases into inappropriate student-educator relationships -- an approximate 42 percent increase from the prior year, said Doug Phillips, director of educator investigations at TEA, during a Senate Education Committee meeting this week. Lawmakers also credited the increase to the MeToo movement and "what's going on in America today. And we're now finding the extent of the problem.
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Four area educators face criminal charges for sexual behavior involving students, two others were recently sentenced for similar crimes, and an investigation of a Franklin school employee was announced Tuesday. But this time when it was something, we did exactly what we needed to do. The head of one of the largest teachers unions in southwest Ohio said educators must take personal responsibility and draw clear lines in their relationships with students. Langford, 32, worked for Miamisburg schools for nine years, earning good evaluations, but is now accused of sexual conduct with a year-old male student at the school, according to Prosecutor Mat Heck. She is to appear in court Tuesday.
We Americans may not like to admit it, but we love crime. Look at the recent popularity of the podcast "Serial," or the 10 odd new detective shows that pop up on cable networks every fall. Has television made us hungry for horror stories from classrooms, or is something more sinister at play? Teachers are supposed to be role models, even stand-in parents.