Is a teacher dating a student illegal
An investigation began when a parent contacted police about inappropriate texting between a student and the music teacher, according to Waukegan police.Travis was charged "after she began to reveal details" about an inappropriate relationship with a minor, who was not the student whose parent initiated the texting complaint, authorities said."The details of these allegations are abhorrent," said the former District 60 superintendent, Dr. "Any behaviors that compromise the safety and well-being of our students, and/or the trust of our community, will not and cannot be tolerated."Booras issued a next court date for March 17.Briana Davis is a 33-year-old music teacher at a middle school in the Chicago suburb of Waukegan, and on Friday, she became the latest in a long series of female schoolteachers who have admitted to sexual relationships with underage students — and the second one of the week.A Waukegan teacher accused of sexually assaulting a middle-school student has been negotiating a potential guilty plea with the state's attorney's office."We're exploring a fully negotiated plea," Assistant State's Attorney Jason Grindel told Judge James Booras on Monday.
But the details on the Briana Davis case remain rather unclear.It appears that investigators questioned the teacher about allegedly inappropriate messages she exchanged with a minor student at Webster Middle School, after the student’s “concerned parent” contacted police about the alarming texts.(Dan Moran)Waukegan Public School District 60 officials had released a statement stating Travis was arrested "in relation to an alleged illegal and prohibited relationship with a student at the school." She was placed on administrative leave while the matter worked through the legal system.A school district spokesman said Monday that Travis remains on unpaid administrative leave.A music teacher from Webster Middle School in Waukegan is being held in lieu of million bond after being charged Friday with three counts of criminal sexual assault.
Briana Travis, 33, of the 100 block of Walnut Court in Mundelein, is accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor dating...