A teacher from singer D'Angelo's alma-mater has been arrested and accused of having a sexual affair with a 17-year-old student. CBS Richmond reports that 24-year-old Courtney Stewart was arrested on March 10 and charged with taking indecent liberties with a minor. It isn't known if the student was one of Stewart's puppils.
She was arraigned in a Richmond court on March 11 having spent the previous night in jail. WTVR reports that there has been no public comment from the Richmond School District on the arrest.
On her Facebook page, Stewart lists herself as being a teacher in the Richmond Public School system. She's a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she was a political science major. It's clear from her social media page that she's a big supporter of President Barack Obama.
On her LinkedIn page, Stewart says she did a masters in Special Education and Disability Policy. From August 2010 until July 2011, Stewart worked as an intern for Democratic Virginia delegate Betsy Carr. Since then, Stewart has worked as a teacher, since September 2013, she's been a Biology and Earth Science teacher as well as "providing instruction to those students who are receiving a MS (modified standard) Diploma."
There are 1,306 students enrolled at Huguenot High School, according to the school's Wikipedia page. It opened in 1960 and was named for the French protestants who settled in Virginia in the early 18th century.
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