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Abbott signs crackdown on inappropriate student-teacher relationships

Published on May 25, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday signed into law a measure that aims to crack down on inappropriate student-teacher relationships.  “Today, by signing this law, we’re saying no more are we going to allow that to happen,” Abbott said moments before signing Senate Bill 7 at the Texas Capitol. “Texas is going to impose real and stiff consequences for any teacher who dares have any inappropriate relationship with his or her students.” SB 7, authored by Republican state Sen. Paul Bettencourt of Houston, requires principals and superintendents to report cases of teachers having inappropriate relationships with students or face a state […]

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