However, in order to prevent future possible sexual abuse, schools and law enforcement are forced to be tough and take any sexual allegation seriously.
And in some cases, possibly go beyond normal charges and allegations, if it means preventing future abuse of the children they are obligated to protect. I searcher for - teacher sex crimes - and was sure that most would be discussing perverted men that would be victimizing children. Over the last few years there have been many involving women teachers.
Bethany Appleton, 28, was arrested on 13 preliminary counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and child seduction among other charges.
The incidents allegedly took place between April 11, 2011 and May 12, 2012.
Amberlee Evonne Meeker, 28, of Palm Coast, Florida was working as an elementary school teacher in Volusia County when she was arrested on January 5, 2012 for alleged sex crimes with children in North Carolina.
The suit, filed by a former student in Ramsey County District Court, claimed that the private Catholic high school in St. Gagne, failed to prevent her misconduct and is liable for her actions.
The school’s attorney, Teri Bentson, could not be reached for comment Wednesday.
MINNESOTA Star Tribune Article by: CHAO XIONG , Star Tribune Updated: November 26, 2014 Terms were not disclosed, but former teacher’s lawyer says case was settled for .
Clearly, there are flaws in the system, but the lifelong consequences for victims, defendants, loved ones, and even entire schools occur regardless of the outcome in the legal system.
When sex crimes involving teachers take place, virtually everyone in the community and school becomes embroiled in the controversy, taking away from learning and quite possibly exposing young children to situations, words, and even actions that most should not even be exposed to at their age.