STANDISH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A cheerleading coach at Bonny Eagle High School was arrested Friday, accused of having inappropriate contact with a high school student.
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NORTH PORT, Fla. — A North Port dance teacher is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious battery on a minor, and the dance studio she taught at has shut down. Lauren DeBenedetta, 38, was taken into custody at the Sarasota County Jail. DeBenedetta is the Artistic Director and Founder of Haven Dance in…Details
Once upon a time, before smartphones and tablets, some youth (children and adolescents) would be bullied at school and/or extra-curricular activities. They’d go home, maybe tell their parents or siblings, or maybe keep it inside. The feelings of shame, betrayal and self-doubt would remain – but at least the actual acts of bullying would cease…Details
Mallory Christ, 29, a math teacher at South Amboy High School was required to give up her teaching certificate after agreeing to enter a pre-trial intervention program SOUTH PLAINFIELD — A South Plainfield High School teacher and cheerleading coach charged with sending inappropriate photos of herself to a male student had her teaching certificate revoked…Details
IndyStar investigations revealed that children were being abused in gymnastics gyms, but no one knew how widespread the problem was. Until now. Thank You IndyStar for this incredible reporting. This happens in EVERY sport that deals with children, including dance. It is no secret. Because of this, we at YPAD do not want what has…Details
AARON Gilmore was not even a teenager when he was sexually abused by a family friend who he regarded as a second mother. But when he reported it to police years later they told him they couldn’t see what crime had taken place. Ken Clearwater was 12 years old when he said he was sexually…Details
Lake Forest residents Elizabeth and William Lund have twirled into the dance market by opening the Underground Dance Studio at 23034 Lake Forest Drive in Laguna Hills. The studio is on a mission to provide a safe environment for kids, promote self-confidence through positive body imagery, increase physical fitness and explore kids’ artistic skills. To…Details