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Poin Files and substitute teachers: Popping in more than movies

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TheWritingWaffle, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. http://www.theeagle.com/news/local/article_307e9e38-760e-5442-89de-c83d2d3360b9.html

    Subbed less than 10 times, allegedly started the relationship after she stopped subbing. Was she just on scouting trips?

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  2. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    A pic, a link, a money quote and a little commentary. Textbook example of how this is supposed to work. Well done.

    The only way it could grade out a little higher is if we get the facebook/social media pic, in addition to the mug shot. By providing both, you give the audience a little contrast.
  3. britwrit

    britwrit Well-Known Member

    Authorities had been investigating the relationship since November, when the 17-year-old student involved reported that the teacher had stopped sleeping with him and, hey, somebody had to pay.
  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Bonus points for a very good thread title as well.
  5. DeskMonkey1

    DeskMonkey1 Active Member

    I hate to be cynical but I would be surprised, no shocked, if this wasn't 100% accurate
  6. printit

    printit Member

    A substitute? How is this against the law? If the age of consent is 18 in that state, fine. Otherwise, the whole "logic" behind these encounters being illegal is that the teacher has undue influence over the student. What the hell was a substitute teacher going to do to the kid?
  7. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    It's a journalism board. Not being cynical is not an option.

    (Nice one, Britwit)
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    In this particular case, I don't even see how it's a crime if she wasn't a sub any longer. And hadn't been since the relationship started.
  9. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    Because, in Texas, an educator-student relationship is a crime regardless of age, consent, or enrollment status. They don't even have to be at the same school, much less in direct contact.
  10. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Her best bet then is to argue that she wasn't really an educator as a sub. More of a babysitter.
  11. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Again ... story does not specify whether the student was female or male.
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