This is disturbing on many levels, especially the part where the parent of the 15 year old never thought enough to put the brakes on this student – teacher relationship. Parents grandparents or legal guardians, you see something not right say something. The more this story unfolded the more I screamed at the tv where was the child’s parent? The answer sadly was right there at home and apparently had no problem with it. Seriously???
For those who missed it or walked in on this entry….this was on Dr. Phil May 19, 2015 …
Jennifer Caswell, a former middle school English teacher from Oklahoma, was arrested in Mississippi on suspicion of statutory rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor after police found her in a hotel room with a 15-year-old former student. After the arrest, the victim reportedly told police that nothing was happening between him and his teacher — then known by her married name, Jennifer Sexton. But police say he eventually admitted to having several sexual encounters with Caswell, including in her classroom. Authorities in Oklahoma later filed additional charges against her, including three counts of second-degree rape.
Most of the blame lies at the feet of the teacher, because she did nothing to stop the young boy’s advances. And while she doesn’t see herself as a predator what do you call it when she drove 650 miles to meet the student in a hotel? Talk about hot pursuit.
But at least the rest of the blame lies at the feet of the father of the boy. What parent would allow a teacher to come to their home and hang out with their child right there in front of him being flirty?
If you didn’t see it here is the video , and I am interested in hearing your comments on this.
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