CHARLESTON, S. C. – A South Carolina math teacher is accused of lowering of a student from the classroom because he stopped having sex with her.
The young man and his mother are suing the Charleston County School District for negligence.
The Post and Courier reports that the 27-year-old Jennifer Olajire-Aro allegedly “encouraged or forced” her student, then 17, into having sex with her multiple times. The civil lawsuit filed last week, says the teacher would remind him that they checked his rank as he tried to fend off her advances.
The lawsuit says he told his mother after the teacher dropped his grade from a 98 89 when he refused her in December. She was arrested that month. Her criminal case is pending.
A schools spokesman said the district had not seen the lawsuit yet.
Information from: The Post and courier services, http://www.postandcourier.com