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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
Replies (71-80):
LindaClement
by Thatwoman on Feb. 2, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Innocent until proven guilty is SUPPOSED to apply to everyone.

In this case, it clearly does not.

I've known for a long time that at least 25% of all childhood sexual abuse is committed by female perpetrators.

lancet98
by Silver Member on Feb. 3, 2013 at 8:02 AM

 Not really.

Of the abuse against boys, about 14% of offenders are female.   Of the abuse against girls, about 6% are female offenders.   What is important to keep in mind is that the majority of sexual abuse is done on females, not males, which means that female sexual abusers are less common than the numbers above show.

The sexual abuse of most female offenders, is also somewhat different than the sexual abuse done by males. The two are difficult to compare.

Keep in mind that 'sexual abuse' statistics include a broad range of offensive behaviors, and that sexual abuse is under ten percent of the total of abuse against children.   The vast majority of abuses against children are neglect cases, not sexual abuse.   Even so, a great many children are sexually abused. That so many are neglected, and so many are sexually abused, just shows that a very large number of children in our country are suffering from some form of abuse - I think over 3 million reported cases a year.

Quoting LindaClement:

Innocent until proven guilty is SUPPOSED to apply to everyone.

In this case, it clearly does not.

I've known for a long time that at least 25% of all childhood sexual abuse is committed by female perpetrators.

 

 

SunshneDaydream
by Silver Member on Feb. 3, 2013 at 11:56 AM
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Definitely not okay, man or woman.  

As for question #4 though, I say HAHAHAHAHA!!!!  I was having sex all throughout high school and my parents never knew.  How many teens talk to their parents about their sex lives?  

gammie
by on Feb. 3, 2013 at 12:02 PM

If the boys are under age than put the BITCH in jail!!!

It is perverted and wrong when a man or women go after a child!! It is called "pedophiles"

motha2daDuchess
by Bruja on Feb. 3, 2013 at 12:36 PM
not entirely, the 6 boys are at the "age of consent", they are not adults...so she had 'consensual sex with a minor' also known as statutory rape

Quoting Mommy_of_Riley:

I'm gonna be the oddball here...



Legally only one of the boys was under age. So she should be charged on that account but all of the others were "of age"...
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by on Feb. 3, 2013 at 12:37 PM

This is just not okay.  She's a pedophile and should be punished like one.

TexanMomOf6
by on Feb. 3, 2013 at 5:21 PM

The school is dealing with it per her contract and the school district policy. There are some school districts that find it almost impossible to fire sub-par teachers. I read there are over 700 tenured New York teachers NOT WORKING while waiting for their hearings. They are collecting full pay. Some wait months, some years. They have a 200 page contract which protects the teachers, not the kids.

Thanks goes out to the UNIONS that protect them.  *sarcasm*

LindaClement
by Thatwoman on Feb. 3, 2013 at 5:28 PM

You're mistaking legally 'reported cases' and other metrics --like surveys of the general public, reports by therapist (one of whom I read who had been tracking his patients in this way for the whole of his 60+ year career and said that the numbers and demographics hadnever changed, but a lot of people don't consider what women do to children to BE sexual abuse, often not even the victims themselves.)

Men are likely to have had their genitals spanked (which is obscene and often a form of torture) as children, which is unlikely to happen to girls, along with routine mental/emotional abuse about 'cutting it off'. Boys are less likely to have been victims of penetrative sexual abuse than girls, but no less likely to have been touched inappropriately, or encouraged to touch inappropriately.

8 out of 10 children have been sexually molested or abused before they turn 18, regardless of their gender, when 'molestation' and 'abuse' include all forms of inappropriate sexual contact, including that done by older siblings, babysitters, teachers, priests, coaches, cub leaders, neighbours ...

Quoting lancet98:

 Not really.

Of the abuse against boys, about 14% of offenders are female.   Of the abuse against girls, about 6% are female offenders.   What is important to keep in mind is that the majority of sexual abuse is done on females, not males, which means that female sexual abusers are less common than the numbers above show.

The sexual abuse of most female offenders, is also somewhat different than the sexual abuse done by males. The two are difficult to compare.

Keep in mind that 'sexual abuse' statistics include a broad range of offensive behaviors, and that sexual abuse is under ten percent of the total of abuse against children.   The vast majority of abuses against children are neglect cases, not sexual abuse.   Even so, a great many children are sexually abused. That so many are neglected, and so many are sexually abused, just shows that a very large number of children in our country are suffering from some form of abuse - I think over 3 million reported cases a year.

Quoting LindaClement:

Innocent until proven guilty is SUPPOSED to apply to everyone.

In this case, it clearly does not.

I've known for a long time that at least 25% of all childhood sexual abuse is committed by female perpetrators.




Goodwoman614
by Satan on Feb. 4, 2013 at 12:46 AM

Citations. So missing them...*sigh*

rude to post factual-looking info (especially statistics) and NOT include your. Source. Please.

Bookwormy
by Platinum Member on Feb. 4, 2013 at 1:59 AM

Absolutely inappropriate.  Gender is of no concern to me.  Biggest issue is the age of child when it was initiated.  2nd issue is that she was their teacher.  If they always suspend with pay until found guilty or fired, fine, but I prefer suspending without pay in this situation of arrest for sexual assault.  Its their policy.

Why would her gender or the gender of the students matter?  This isn't The Graduate!  This is 2013 & wrong!

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