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Tara Driscoll, former NYC teacher who confessed to sleeping with student, accused of more sex acts at school, report says

The New York teacher was charged in August 2011 with having sex with an underage student at a Long Island motel. According to police, the victim's mother found out and contacted authorities. A board of education spokeswoman said Driscoll was removed from the classroom in May. Nassau County Police Department

Tara Driscoll
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(CBS) -- A former New York teacher who confessed to sleeping with a 16-year-old student is also accused of performing sexual acts for two other boys inside her school, the New York Post reported Sunday.

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The Post obtained an investigative report that alleged 35-year-old Tara Driscoll had sex with two students at Law, Government and Community Service High School in Queens. Driscoll, a former English teacher, pleaded guilty in June 2012 to having sex with another student at a motel 15 minutes from the school.

According to the report, Driscoll called a young male student to her office in October 2010 after sending flirtatious text messages. She then put a chair against the door knob to secure it and performed oral sex before they had intercourse, the boy told investigators.

Another male student told investigators that he visited Driscoll's office in December 2010 where she locked the door and performed oral sex on him, the Post reports.

A girlfriend of a third boy discovered sexually explicit texts from Driscoll on her boyfriend's phone and confronted the teacher in March 2011. The girl told investigators that Driscoll begged her to not tell anyone and bribed her with money to keep quiet.

The girl "left the room disgusted" and didn't tell officials because Driscoll vowed not to do it again, according to the Post.

It is unclear if the sex acts occurred before or after Driscoll admitted to taking a 16-year-old student to a motel on March 19, 2011. She was accused of videotaping their sex acts in the motel room before driving him home, and then later buying him a $300 pair of Nike sneakers because "she was worried about getting in trouble," the Post reports.

An employee from another school heard about Driscoll's misconduct in May 2012 and alerted authorities, according to the newspaper. Driscoll pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor sex-misconduct charge under a plea deal last year and was put on probation for six years.

Driscoll had to register as a Level 1 sex offender and had her teacher's license revoked, the Post reports. She moved from her home in Bay Shore, N.Y. because it was too close to a school.

  • Crimesider Staff

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