Former Kansas teacher sentenced to 30 days in jail

Jeana M. Fleming (Courtesy: KSHB and Johnson County Jail)

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former suburban Kansas City high school teacher has been ordered to serve 30 days in jail as part of her probation for having sex with a 16-year-old student.

The Kansas City Star reports that 33-year-old Jeana Marie Fleming was sentenced Tuesday in Johnson County District Court for unlawful sexual relations. Fleming also will be required to register as a sex offender.

Fleming and the boy had sex in December 2014 while she taught in the Olathe school district’s alternative education program for high school students.

Under Kansas law, it is illegal for a teacher to have sex with a student at the same school, even if the student is above the age of consent. In Kansas, the age of consent is 16.

 

 

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