Charges filed against a middle school teacher for sexually assaulting five students include sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust; sexual exploitation of children; unlawful sexual contact; and internet luring of a child.
The alleged sexual abuse occurred between January 2013 and August 2017. In addition to teaching eighth-grade students, the alleged perpetrator also worked with an after-school program for students.
The teacher has been placed on administrative leave by the school district. He also taught in two other school districts and worked at a detention center. Noelle Phillips, "Prairie Middle School teacher faces 31 criminal charges in connection with child sexual abuse," denverpost.com (Aug. 28, 2017).