Bulloch County Ga teacher charged with rape www.privateofficer.com
BULLOCH COUNTY, GA July 28 2011 A Bulloch County teacher is under arrest for allegedly having sex with a former student.
The Sheriff’s Office arrested Amy Bass Jackson, 35, after the parents of the 14 year old boy came forward alleging that Jackson had slept with their son.
Bulloch County School officials say that Jackson taught 8th grade Language Arts at William James Middle School.
She has since resigned.
In a statement released this afternoon, Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway said, “We regret the impact this isolated incident will have on the affected parties and will continue to support them in their efforts to heal. Counselors will be available to students if needed. The School District will continue its efforts to educate every student with rigor, relevance and responsibility.”
Furthermore, Dr. Holloway said that the encounters happened off-campus.
Jackson is charged with one count of Aggravated Child Molestation, three counts of Child Molestation, one count of Statutory Rape, one count of Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes, one count of Sexual Assault by Persons with Supervisory or Disciplinary Authority, two counts of Computer or Electronic Child Exploitation, one count of Sexual Exploitation of Children and six counts of Furnishing Harmful Material to Minors.
She is currently being held at the Bulloch County Jail without bond.