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Jordan Powers

Teen Back Together With Teacher Who Left Family For Her

Posted 06.18.2012 | Education

Jordan Powers, the California teen who made national news when she and her high school teacher moved in together, told local station KOVR that the two...

What I Want to Tell Jordan Powers

Daleen Berry | Posted 06.09.2012 | Education
Daleen Berry

It's been exactly 39 days since the James Hooker story broke. Last week we learned the former Modesto, Calif., schoolteacher had an earlier relationship with yet another teenager. Hooker's now in jail, and his former student and live-in lover, Jordan Powers, is headed for the hills.

Teen Breaks Up With Teacher Who Left Family For Her

AP | Posted 04.16.2012 | Education

MODESTO, Calif. -- A Northern California teen who made national news when she and her high school teacher moved in together says she has broken off th...

Student-Teacher Dating Would Become A Felony Under California Bill

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 05.27.2012 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 41-year-old high school teacher exchanges a flood of text messages with his student, then leaves his wife and three child...

Inspiring Futures

Deborah King | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home
Deborah King

Those who have cried out against the sexualization of clothing and behavior of young teen girls are raising a valid point. But fictional Lolitas aside, it simply isn't true that young females are responsible for seducing much older men.

Understanding the Power in Jordan Powers' 'Relationship'

Daleen Berry | Posted 05.05.2012 | Crime
Daleen Berry

What will probably happen in this relationship is what happens in most others like them: Powers will try to end it when she realizes it isn't about love at all. It's about power and control.

High School Teacher Resigns After Leaving Family For Student

Posted 03.03.2012 | Education

California teacher James Hooker has left his family and his position at a Modesto high school to live with his 18-year-old former student. The 41-y...