The Great Awakening

Over 180 educators face charges for child sex crimes so far in 2022

  • In total, there were four principals, 153 teachers, 12 teachers’ aides and 12 substitute teachers, Fox reports. In April, a Florida middle school teacher was found guilty of sexual battery of a child. A high school choir teacher was charged with 9 counts of criminal sexual assault of students. A Missouri teacher faced an investigation for an alleged sexual relationship with a student. A Seattle teacher was charged with sexually molesting a student. These are only a few of the 181 educators charged with crimes against students.
  • While men were the majority of the arrests, at 78 percent, women were also among those educators who were arrested on charges of sexually violating their students. 77 percent of the arrests were due to alleged crimes against students directly.