Question: Is it okay for a teacher to date a student?

A relationship between a student and a teacher should be acceptable as long as they maintain their professionalism within the school. A persons profession shouldnt determine who theyre allowed to love and express their feelings for. And for a teacher, dating a student might ruin his or her professional reputation.

What happens when a teacher has a relationship with a student?

An improper relationship with a student can result in a criminal conviction, imprisonment and financial penalties. Even if the relationship is consensual, an improper sexual act between teacher and student is illegal.

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