It's a particularly easy question where the state, in this case Texas, has passed a simple and straightforward law that makes it a crime, without regard to the age or gender of the student. But when the bill came to the floor of the house, it was amended, and the age provision was dropped. If he had not been a student, he would have been considered a consenting adult. When the Texas law was originally drafted, it was limited to students 17 years of age and under.The newly enacted Every Student Succeeds Act prohibits school employees from aiding another school employee in obtaining a new job if there is probable cause to believe there has been sexual misconduct with a minor or student.If an individual is found to have engaged in sexual conduct or a romantic relationship with a student or minor, regardless of age or enrollment status in the district, the State Board for Educator Certification will permanently revoke that educator’s teaching certificate.
Failure to comply with these standards can lead to adverse employment action, certification sanctions and even criminal consequences.The district says it is working to improve communication procedures "to address this so that this will not occur in the future."Haglin told KGAN she is seeking mental health counseling. CEDAR RAPIDS — A former Washington High School substitute teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student filed a written not guilty plea Wednesday in Linn County Associate District Court.Hunt was brought in for questioning and allowed officers to go through her phone, where they found pictures of a second high school student.Police interviewed that student, who told them there may be two other victims who had been involved in relationships with Hunt.Sexual contact or indecent exposure with a minor is a felony that requires the perpetrator to register as a sex offender.It also is a felony for a teacher to engage in a sexual relationship with a student, even if that student is of the legal age of consent.They didn't want it to get into the limelight."The district says that after its investigation it notified the substitute placement system on May 18 that Haglin should be removed from the system, barring her from teaching at district schools.She was reportedly then released from Washington High School.DALLAS -- A substitute teacher has been arrested and charged with having a sexual relationship with at least one high school student while she was covering for a teacher on medical leave last year.An arrest warrant for Fallon Hunt reveals that in October, a parent called the Dallas ISD police after finding illicit text messages between her son and his substitute teacher, Hunt, at Justin Kimball High School.