Inappropriate Teacher-Student Relationships on the Rise
The percentage of New York City school staffers having inappropriate relations with students soared 30% in 2004, and associate professor Marla Brassard said this is despite schools’ efforts to prevent such behavior.
The City's report corresponds to a national trend. A recent report by the U.S. Department of Education found more than 4.5 million students endure treatment ranging from lewd comments to forced sexual acts by school employees.
The article, entitled "Staffer-Student Trysts Up 30% in City," appeared in the January 10 edition of the Daily News.
Published Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005