Dangerous Liaisons

There's a pattern to the behavior of teachers who seduce male students. Parents, be aware!

The case was shocking, scandalous yet oddly familiar. Debra Lafave, 25, a stunning blond schoolteacher, faced charges in two Florida counties in connection with a sexual relationship she had with one of her students, a boy of just 14. Investigators said she had had sex with the boy in her classroom, at her home and in the back of her SUV. Last month charges were dropped in Marion County, where the SUV incident is said to have occurred, because the boy's family did not want him dragged through a tawdry trial. They had worked out a plea agreement in Hillsborough County...

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