Leung case spurs legislation to prohibit sexual contact between teachers and students
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A bill that would criminalize sexual contact between school teachers and students is gaining political momentum, months after sexual assault charges against ex-Concord High special education teacher Howie Leung shook Concord.

Senate Bill 572 would categorize any sexual contact between a teacher, guidance counselor or other employee at a primary or secondary school and a student as sexual assault even if a student is over the age of 18.

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