Ed Driscoll

WHERE WERE TEACHERS LIKE THIS

WHERE WERE TEACHERS LIKE THIS WHEN I WENT TO SCHOOL?? Matt Drudge links to an astonishing article about a 29 year old band instructor who is accused of showing pornographic videos to students in her home and at a hotel, and has been cited with furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor. More grist for the Tom Wolfe education novel, which could probably write itself.

A band instructor at Beyer High School in Modesto could face felony charges on allegations that she showed pornographic videos to students in her home and at a hotel, the Modesto Police Department said Thursday.

Deidra Ann Brauns, 29, already has been cited with furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, department spokeswoman Gina McWilliam said.

Those charges, both misdemeanors, were made Tuesday. The Stanislaus County district attorney’s office will decide whether to pursue felony charges on providing pornography to a minor.

There have been no reports of sexual activity between the teacher and her students, but Brauns provided students with alcohol and pornographic videos in her home on several occasions, McWilliam said.

Meanwhile, in other Bay Area news, Happy Fun Pundit has news of a 13 year old child who could go up the river for eight years for an errant spitball….