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Kentucky middle school teacher charged with child sex crimes

Aug. 11, 2020 2:08 AM EDT

NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A middle school teacher in Kentucky has been accused of sexually abusing a child over a period of nearly seven years. Jason Schwartz, of Dayton, was arrested Sunday in connection with the allegations, the Campbell County Police Department said in a news release Monday. The 32-year-old...

Nevada high court reverses teacher's kidnapping conviction

Jul. 17, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court threw out a kidnapping conviction against a former Clark County teacher who was found guilty by a jury in 2016 for having a sexual relationship with a student. The majority of the 19-year sentence was tied to the two counts of kidnapping for taking her to a hotel,...

Another settlement approved in Omaha school sex assaults

Jul. 14, 2020 1:22 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Schools has approved another large settlement for the family of a young student who was sexually assaulted by a former elementary school teacher — this one for nearly $1 million. The district’s school board approved a $935,000 settlement Monday night, the...

Social media posts prompt review of decades-old abuse claims

Jul. 10, 2020 6:52 PM EDT

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — Officials in a suburban St. Louis school district say they are reviewing decades-old complaints about alleged teacher sexual abuse and misconduct after a former student turned to social media to voice concerns and others came forward. Kirkwood police Capt. Scott Bailey said one case...