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A former student of a Utah teacher accused of engaging in sexual affairs with several of her students has brought suit against the school district that hired her, alleging that the district is responsible for emotional trauma caused by the encounters.
Altice faces fourteen felony charges related to her sexual activities with at least three students. Her sexual encounters with one student occurred “while she was out on bail for charges relating to the first two students,” according to the Daily Mail. A judge revoked Altice’s bail in January, and she remains in jail awaiting her next court date.
In his lawsuit, Altice’s former student alleges that his relationship with Altice started out as classroom flirtation, followed by an exchange of text messages, kissing and then sex. The school district knew about Altice’s behavior, he alleges, because it reprimanded her after discovering photos showing her engaging in inappropriate contact with students.