“I feel differently about seventeen-year-olds than I do about eighteen-year-olds,” Giddings said at the time.
“I don’t necessarily believe the penalty for the two should necessarily be the same.” Her fellow legislators disagreed.
Abbott admitted that his survey is based on published media reports rather than official crime data, hence the unscientific nature of the survey.
He also admitted that his survey makes no distinction between two different Texas crimes: various degrees of statutory rape and improper relationship between an educator and a student. That means that any person more than three years older than a sixteen-year-old cannot legally have sex with that person (unless they are married.) Such laws are on the books in every state in the nation and just about every country on the planet, and with good reason.improper relationship law on the books.
Penelope “Penny” Glover advises school districts, county offices of education, and community colleges on issues of technology use, personnel, labor relations, risk management, and student discipline. Glover is also an experienced investigator who performs both neutral and disciplinary investigations for employers and educational institutions.
(Alabama is head of the class for this dishonor on a per capita basis.) Drive West, helmed by Terry Abbott, a former Houston Independent School District press secretary and later U. Department of Education chief of staff, found that were 179 such Texas incidents last year, up 27 percent from three years before.
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“We will continue to work hard to make sure that California passes this bill or something similar.” Olsen’s bill would have made it a felony for a high school teacher to have a relationship with a student, regardless of the student’s age.
It also would have stripped offending teachers of their pensions and retiree health care benefits. The bill was prompted by the relationship of teacher Christopher Hooker and student Jordan Powers.