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Former teacher convicted of sexual assault

MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — A former teacher at Wausaukee High School has been convicted of sexual assault. Thirty-five-year-old Kurt Edward Kostelecky of Marinette pleaded no contest Thursday to second-degree sexual assault of a child. Eleven other charges were dismissed but read in, meaning they can still be considered at sentencing. According to a WLUK-TV report, prosecutors accused Kostelecky of having ...

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Ex-teacher sentenced on sex charges

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — A former Wisconsin teacher and coach has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for inappropriate sexual relations with students at high schools where he taught. Ryan Zellner also received 18 years extended probation Thursday. The 33-year-old Zellner was arrested last year and convicted in January of 11 sex-related charges — one for each of his ...

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Jury awards $1.1M to former Madison professor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $1.1 million to a former Madison community college professor who alleged he was retaliated against and terminated for complaining about discrimination. The six-member jury decided Wednesday night in favor of Michael Dubin, who was a history teacher at Madison Area Technical College. His probationary teaching contract was not renewed in 2009, ...

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Fed appeals court upholds Wis. teacher firing

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a Wisconsin school board’s decision to fire a teacher who viewed pornography on his work computer for about a minute on a weekend. The Cedarburg School Board fired science teacher Robert Zellner in 2006. Zellner maintains he was really fired because he was a strong member of the local teachers ...

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