Former O. Whaley Elementary School principal Lyn Vijayendran, 36, listens as jurors issue a guilty verdict for failing to report suspected child sex abuse by a teacher following deliberations at the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice in San Jose, Calif. To her left is her attorney, Eric Geffon. Vijayendran faced six months in jail, but agreed to be sentenced immediately. SAN JOSE — In a verdict hailed by child-abuse experts, a jury Monday found a principal guilty of the extremely rare charge of failing to report suspected sexual abuse to authorities, despite being told by an 8-year-old girl in vivid and explicit detail about a possible sexual act a teacher performed on her. The conviction of former O.
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Consider the scenarios below. Each fictional scenario is loosely based on actual cases that have been brought to the PSPC in recent years or ones that have appeared in local or national news. Thomas E. In an attempt to be viewed as hip by his students, Mr. Several students go to the principal to complain.
During your time at Manor, you will need to conduct a child case study. To do well, you will need to plan ahead and keep a schedule for observing the child. A case study at Manor typically includes the following components:.
OUR society is averse to teacher-student love affairs. It is considered a forbidden act for teachers to fall for their students. As teachers, they stand in loco parentis as regards their minor wards. It is therefore unthinkable for a teacher, who under the law is a substitute parent, to have amorous feelings towards his or her minor student. A student is likewise both innocent and adventurous and therefore susceptible to abuses and fraud by a teacher who has influence and moral ascendancy over him or her.