Even as police handcuffed her, Debra Lafave, the year-old Florida teacher who had sex with a year-old student, admitted in an interview that she didn't feel she'd committed a crime—"I was thinking of [myself] as a young girl who just got caught with her boyfriend. More time for unsupervised contact, thanks to both parents working. And he was no doubt right about that. I was certainly curious about the answer to that question, so I clicked on the link. In perhaps the most famous case of a teacher having sex and kids with her student, year-old wife and mother Mary Kay Letourneau was thrown in the slammer for the "child rape" of a year old student named Vili Fualaau. These teachers have a poor concept of boundaries, so they don't recognize when they've crossed the line into inappropriate behavior, says Shoop. Free sign up cp newsletter! Montgomery High School math teacher Alicia Gray, 28, was convicted of having sex with a student under 19, in Mobile. Many learned to get their emotional needs—for love, attention, approval—met through sexual behavior. And then he went off on one of those snooty sermons about how pedestrian and base Internet readers are for clicking on stories about topics like "Why Teachers Have Sex With Their Students. Maybe we should hire him. Wyatt helped Gray create the video because he wanted to give her the opportunity to speak on how she had seen God work in her life. Earlier today, journalism guru Jim Romenesko tweeted that a columnist had admitted that he had written a article called 'Why Teachers Have Sex With Their Students' because he thought it would get a lot of pageviews. But, still, hoping to learn why teachers have sex with their students I'm a parent, and as much as I never even want to contemplate this topic, I also don't want to be in denial about it , I pressed on until the end.