A former South Carolina instructor allegedly compelled a scholar to have intercourse along with her a number of occasions, and really lowered his grade after he started to fend off her advances, in line with a lawsuit filed by the scholar’s mom.
The swimsuit, which was filed final month on behalf of the then 17-year-old male scholar and his mom, alleges that 28-year-old Jennifer Danielle Olajire-Aro—who taught math and was a tennis coach at Burke Excessive College in Charleston, S.C.—blackmailed the teenager into having a sexual relationship along with her, and when he finally refused, she would remind him that she managed his grade.
The lawsuit says that the boy instructed his mom after the instructor dropped his grade from a 98 to 89 when he refused to have intercourse along with her in December 2017. After confessing to the sexual encounters with the teenager, Olajire-Aro was arrested that month and charged with sexual battery with a scholar. She was launched on $100,000 bail and her felony case continues to be pending.
The swimsuit, which claims negligence, is in opposition to Olajire-Aro’s employer (the Charleston County College District). She just isn’t named as a defendant.
The scholar’s grievance argues that the district did not correctly give him a “protected, instructional, and harassment-free surroundings to obtain a highschool training” and accommodated “an surroundings which enabled [Olajire-Aro] to prey on the vulnerabilities of adolescent males.”
In line with an affidavit, Olajire-Aro allegedly engaged in “an intimate and sexual relationship along with her 17-year-old male scholar” on three events between November and December 2017 at her dwelling and different places in Charleston.
Olajire-Aro taught pre-calculus and algebra at Burke, the Publish and Courier reported. She graduated from the College of Texas with a grasp’s diploma in training, and had no prior document, her lawyer mentioned.
Olajire-Aro—a local of Dallas, Texas—additionally has a household of her personal. “She is married. Her husband is a scholar on the Medical College of South Carolina (in) the residency program. She has a 10-month-old child, a lady,” her lawyer mentioned in courtroom in December.
A Charleston County College District spokesman declined to touch upon the lawsuit as it’s pending litigation. He mentioned Olajire-Aro was employed by the district in 2017 and was positioned on go away on December 18th, the identical day officers came upon concerning the allegations.
Olajire-Aro was fired in late January 2018, the district spokesman mentioned.