Teacher dating 18 year old student
She said at the time that she was uncomfortable with the idea of criminalizing sexual acts between two consenting adults.
“I feel differently about seventeen-year-olds than I do about eighteen-year-olds,” Giddings said at the time.
Hooker requested that his bail amount be reduced, and the judge set a hearing for Tuesday to consider the matter.
The girl was a student at a different school, police said.The bill would also forbid suggestive communication such as sexual text messages. According to an admittedly unscientific survey by Houston PR firm Drive West Communications, Texas has the most incidents of illegal teacher-student sex of any state in the nation.(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.Abbott admitted that his survey is based on published media reports rather than official crime data, hence the unscientific nature of the survey.