Teacher dating student news
Last week, Palmetto High music teacher Christopher Scottlevin Best, 28, was arrested by Miami-Dade police and charged with 10 counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor.Police said he confessed to having a private “boyfriend-girlfriend” relationship with the student, but denied having sexual relations with her.A Texas middle school teacher is facing felony charges after reportedly admitting to having a sexual relationship with her 13-year-old student.Alexandria Vera says the boy's family approved of the affair and were even supportive when she became pregnant.
“The committee today stood up for predators and union bosses instead of students,” Olsen said in a phone interview.(Deirdra O'Regan/The Washington Post) A former Texas middle-school teacher who was impregnated by a 13-year-old student has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.Alexandria Vera, 25, was facing up to 30 years behind bars after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child in November.She admitted to police that a relationship that started with Instagram messages between her and the boy blossomed into a romance — one that the boy’s family approved of.
A judge in the 209th District Court in Houston said during Vera’s sentencing hearing on Friday that he does not believe the former English teacher is a danger to children or a classic pedophile, the Houston Chronicle reported.
“We want them to keep their hands off students.” [Texas teacher who had sex almost daily with 13-year-old student could face decades in prison] Vera, an eighth-grade teacher at Stovall Middle School in Houston, was arrested in June and initially charged with continuous sexual assault of a child, which carries a maximum of life imprisonment.