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Because it is a woman, do your feelings change?

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 http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/30/justice/georgia-teacher-arrested/index.html?hpt=ju_c2

Loads of questions on this one...

1.) How can she be suspended WITH pay? Is that a clause governing teachers where innocent until proven guilty applies?

2.) Would this be different if the teacher were male and the students female?

3.) What it be different if the teacher and students were the same gender?

4.) How does your teen age son have a sexual relationship for up to a year (as alleged in the arti) and you, as the parent, not know something is up?

How do you feel about this story? Is there any parent here who would say "well good for him, getting some of that"? (or something else to that effect)

 

Georgia teacher accused of having sex with students

By Vivian Kuo, CNN
updated 11:14 AM EST, Thu January 31, 2013
DaNita Wilson, 32, is accused of having sex with seven of her students.
DaNita Wilson, 32, is accused of having sex with seven of her students.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • A high school teacher is accused of having sex with seven students
  • Some of the relationships lasted more than a year, investigators say
  • Suspended teacher will have an employment hearing, school superintendent says

Atlanta (CNN) -- A Georgia high school teacher was arrested Tuesday after being accused of having sex with seven students, one of whom was 15.

The Charlton County district attorney charged DaNita Wilson, 32, with seven counts of sexual assault, and more charges may still be pending, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.

"After we began the investigation, there was enough that developed to arrest Ms. Wilson," bureau assistant special agent in charge Stacy Carson said. "The investigation is still ongoing."

Six of the victims are over the age of 16, the legal age of consent in Georgia, while the seventh was 15 years old, Carson said. One was a former student who has since graduated.

"Some of the (relationships) had been going on for at least one year or longer," Carson said.

Wilson has also been suspended with pay, in accordance with regulations, until she has a formal hearing regarding her employment.

District officials began the inquiry Monday after receiving a complaint about the teacher.

"We received information within the school system," said Charlton County Schools Superintendent John Lairsey. "The main meetings continued on Tuesday. At that point, we got the sheriff's office and GBI involved, and (Wilson) was removed from class before lunch."

Lairsey, who used to be the principal at Charlton County High School where Wilson worked, said he knew her.

"There was no reason, no indication, that this would occur," he said.

Wilson has been at the school for a decade, he said. She typically taught ninth-grade math.

Lairsey escorted Wilson to waiting local and state investigators, he said.

"I gave her a letter explaining her suspension, and I transferred her to their custody," he said. "There was very little dialogue."

High school Principal Joshua M. Howard sent a letter Wednesday informing all parents of "inappropriate conduct by an employee," offering counseling services to students and assuring parents of their children's safety.

"We are dedicated to the well-being to all of our students and are fully cooperating with the GBI and their investigation," Lairsey said. "Anytime a school system employee or teacher commits an act that is inappropriate, that gives us a black eye on educators everywhere."

Wilson's bond was set at $35,000, $5,000 for each count of sexual assault. No other court dates have been set.

Lairsey said a hearing regarding Wilson's job would be scheduled within 10 days.

"I will be recommending termination," he said. "We're just shocked and disappointed. And it's just hard to believe. Just disappointed and disheartened that people we put our trust in would violate that trust."

5 charged in alleged teacher-student relationships at New Jersey high school

by on Feb. 1, 2013 at 3:52 PM
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lga1965
by on Feb. 2, 2013 at 2:52 PM

 well, wouldn't you call her a female pedophile, a complete nut and hopeless? I would. It doesn't matter if its a man or a woman, they are equally at fault. Put her in jail. And don't forget that pedophiles never get better. The will never be "cured".

autodidact
by Platinum Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 2:55 PM

why would it be different? she abused her position and deserves to be prosecuted for statutory rape. 

lga1965
by on Feb. 2, 2013 at 2:55 PM

 

Quoting Radarma:

 

Quoting punky3175:

No scenario that you listed makes this 'ok.' If she's guilty she should registered as a sex offender and spend MANY years in jail.

 Oh but don't you think there might be fathers, and even some mothers, who think this is not a huge deal?

(pls understand I ain't one of 'em)

 Fathers and mothers will think this is A BIG DEAL.......! Unless they are mentally disturbed too.

Hippie.Gypsy
by Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 2:56 PM

Nope, my feelings about it do not change.

Aivlys_
by Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 2:58 PM
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Disgusting! She is a pedophile, she should be in prison!
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lga1965
by on Feb. 2, 2013 at 3:07 PM
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 Yup, you got that right! She's a real piece of work, that one.

Quoting Veni.Vidi.Vici.:


Quoting talia-mom:

So do you think she should not receive a salary, which is often done where she has already earned at least part of it, because of what she is accused of?

 

It is a simple yes or no answer.   Should she not get paid because she is accused, not convicted or even charged yet, with sleeping with students?

 

Quoting Veni.Vidi.Vici.:


Quoting talia-mom:

I cannot help it if you want her punished before she is actually convicted of something.

My mistake.

 

Quoting Veni.Vidi.Vici.:


Quoting talia-mom:

because you said you are grossed out she is receiving wages.

 

Do you believe in innocent until proven guilty or should she be fired because someone says she slept with students?

 

Quoting Veni.Vidi.Vici.:


Quoting talia-mom:

So she should be fired for something that isn't proven?

 

Quoting Veni.Vidi.Vici.:

I'm grossed out and pissed off. I'm furious to know that she is receiving wages. I wonder what, if anything, is in her union contract. I suspect that by paying her dues it's afforded her her salary until she is convicted.

 

 

I don't get why you're asking me that question

 

 

I did not say that I was grossed out that she's receiving wage. I said I'm furious. It's all contingent upon her guilt. Excuse me for not making that vivid to YOU.

 

 

you're predictable

 

 

:sigh:

I replied to this thread and to the questions of the OP. While this is a discussion board there are certain people that I rarely reply to because those particular people tend to argue semantics for the sake of argument. You're one of those people.

Just because you ask a question doesn't mean you'll get a reply/response or that you deserve one. I will not answer any of your questions regarding what I meant because I don't care to argue with you.

In the last couple of weeks I've read your replies within a few threads. IMO you're intentionally combative with a tendancy to incite intentional confusion. From what I've noticed you seem to take pleasure in the upheaval of a reply and/or thread.

 

momtoscott
by Platinum Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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 She should be fired.  It is never appropriate for a teacher to have sex with a student, whether under of over the age of consent.  It's abuse of the teacher's power.  Gender is irrelevant.     

BaronSamedi
by Bronze Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 4:02 PM

 Why waste tax money on this?  If she is with students then that is ethical violation(grades for lovers poor grades for others?).  But otherwise no.  Yes we are too quick to try and unhumanize people.  We are not machines.  So the same for men too.  

DivingDiva
by Gold Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 4:52 PM

No, not ok.  It makes no difference if the teacher is a man or woman.  The adult in a position of power has the responsiblity to know and act better.

Even before I had a son, I found out a female teacher at the middle school I attended had sexual relations with a male student.  I was totally, completely skeeved out by it and felt somehow dirty that I liked her as a teacher when I was her student. 

MamiJaAyla
by Member on Feb. 2, 2013 at 5:17 PM

I don't icare male or female its gross and evil.  She gets leave w/o pay b/c its an accusation not a proven and yes there has to be some kind of investigation b/f you just fire someone based on say so

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