Dating teacher illegal
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A teacher from 'Educating Yorkshire' has been banned from teaching because he slept with two former pupils, both of whom had already left school, one of them was over 18. If he's not teaching her, frankly they're strangers and because she's over 18, she's an adult. A few Googlings later and we get to a link to the actual ruling which is here.
However, some states have lower ages of consent under certain circumstances.
Depending on state law, the minor or the minor’s parent, guardian or anyone who is involved with the minor professionally, such as a school counselor or a coach, can report allegations of statutory rape to the police.
Age of consent is the age at which a person chooses to take part in sexual activity without it being considered statutory rape. S., the general age of consent is 16, 17 or 18, depending on the state.
I don't really see how this can be classed as any kind of offence, I thought this was commonplace. He was banned for: - using aliases to track down girls and communicate with girls on Face Book; - he had "communicated inappropriately" messages of a sexual nature with a vulnerable student at his school; - sent a number of messages of a sexual nature to a number of other girls in the school; - he "failed to maintain appropriate boundaries" by making Face Book connections with girls at the school including the use of aliases; - being dishonest (using aliases); - he did the above with the intention of bonking the students.
Ideally she should have been out of education (if she wasn't.) The headline on the BBC news story site is "Educating Yorkshire teacher Neil Giffin had sex with ex-pupils" and the leading line is "A teacher who starred in Educating Yorkshire has been barred from teaching after having sex with two former pupils." So they have written the story making it seem that was why he has been banned from teaching.
If underage dating involves sexual intercourse, state statutory rape laws apply.