Teacher enjoys sex romp with 14-year-old student in car and at homeBy Mason White 1:48 PM June 8, 2014
|Stephanie Amato with students in her car|
By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) A teacher turned herself in to police after she was accused of having sex with a student.
The special education teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is accused of having at least 10 illicit sexual encounters with the 14-year-old student.
30-year-old Stephanie Amato, is accused of having sex with the boy on at least 10 occasions in her car and at her home.
The student was taken out of the Ethan Allen Elementary School after his father learned of the sexual relationship between his young son and the teacher.
Although the sex was “consensual” and not rape, at 14 years old, the boy is too young to consent, according to the law.
On her Facebook page, Amato has photos of herself driving with several students in her car.
She was seen laughing with the kids. One photo caption reads: “Fun with these kids!” While another states: “My fav students!”
Amato faces charges including statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, interference with custody of children, endangering the welfare of a child, corruption of a minor, and indecent assault.
She was released after posting her bail, which was set at $125,000.