The relationship is legally permissible if the educator and student were married when the sexual relationship occurred. It is also acceptable if the relationship began before the acceptance of employment and the age disparity between the educator and student is no more than three years.
Can a teacher get fired for dating a student?
Despite the legal definition of an adult as someone “18 and older,” state courts have held that sexual relationships between students and teachers are against the law. In April 2012, California lawmakers rejected Assembly Bill 1861, a bill that would have made it a felony for teachers to date their students.
Can a teacher have a romantic relationship with 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.