After Concord case, lawmakers work to close “loophole” around teenage sexual assault law
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The basic understanding that teachers should not have sexual contact with students is driving new legislation to close a loophole in New Hampshire law.
Lawmakers and Gov. Chris Sununu are coalescing around a change to the state’s sexual assault statute to eliminate allowable sexual contact between school staff and students who are over the age of 16 in the wake of a string of alleged incidents by a former Concord High School special education teacher.