Dating a teacher
If the sexual contact involves penetration, it is a class C crime punishable by imprisonment for up to five years, a fine of up to ,000, or both.If the adult does not have authority over the student, but the adult is 21 or older, the contact is a class E crime, or a class D crime if the act involves penetration.The offense is a class E crime, punishable by imprisonment for up to six months, a establishes the crime of unlawful sexual touching.The underlying crime applies when the person touched did not expressly or impliedly agree to the touching and is a class D crime.However, in cases involving students and educational staff having authority over them (as defined above) this penalty applies even if the student consents to the touching.It is a class E crime if the adult is at least 21, regardless of whether he has authority over the student., a person is guilty of felonious sexual assault if he is in a position of authority over a victim aged 13 to 17, inclusive, and uses this authority to coerce the victim submit to sexual penetration.These laws do not apply when the student and staff member are married.makes it a class D crime if a teacher, employee, or other official having authority over a student has sexual conduct with a student who is a minor.
There are heightened penalties if the actor is at least 10 years older than the minor or related to the minor within the second degree of consanguinity, e.g., an uncle and niece.
You asked whether other states, particularly in the Northeast, have enhanced criminal penalties or other provisions in their laws prohibiting consensual sex between an adult and a minor that apply specifically to cases involving a teacher and an elementary or secondary school student.
Most if not all states prohibit consensual sex between adults and minors below a certain age, with the age varying by state.
In North Carolina and Ohio, as in Connecticut, these provisions apply even if the student is 18 or older. 53a-71, a person is guilty of sexual assault in the second degree when he (1) engages in sexual intercourse with a minor who is 13, 14, or 15 and (2) is more than three years older than the minor.
However, the crime also includes cases in which a school employee engages in sexual intercourse with a student enrolled in a school in which he works or a school under the jurisdiction of the local or regional school board that employs him.
prohibits certain school employees from engaging in consensual sexual acts with 16 or 17-year old students enrolled in their schools. 14-27.7 if a public or private school teacher, administrator, student teacher, school safety officer, or coach engages in vaginal intercourse or a sexual act with a student, at any time during or after the time the defendant and victim were present together in the school where the adult is employed and the student goes to school, the defendant is guilty of a class G felony.