A substitute teacher was charged Tuesday with first degree sexual abuse of a minor after she allegedly performed oral sex on a 17-year-old student behind a desk in a classroom at Options Public Charter School.
The female teacher, 22-year-old Symone Greene, met the student last week while he was serving as her office assistant. According to documents from D.C. Superior Court, the student says he flirted with and gave Greene his number during class. Soon after giving the teacher his number, the student says he received a text message from her. He eventually asked Greene if she was “kinky.” Greene responded: “I don’t tell I show.”
The student later went back to her classroom while the rest of the school was at a pep rally and asked if she would “give him [a number of] sucks for the [number] that he wears on his jersey,” according to the affidavit. Greene agreed and she performed oral sex on him while he fondled her underneath her skirt. The student was recording the teacher the entire time without her knowledge. Greene later told him not to tell anyone about the encounter because she was a teacher and he was a student, but court documents say that the student showed the video to five players on the football team and a childhood friend.
The affidavit does not specify how police became aware of the incident, but police obtained the video of the sexual encounter by Monday. Officials had the student text the teacher again, under supervision, asking to meet up. The teacher told him to “chill” and that they need to be “slick” with this so she doesn’t get in trouble.
Options Public Charter, located on the 1300 block of E Street NE, was founded in 1996 and specializes in serving students most at risk for dropping out. The school recently came under fire after the city accused its former leaders of diverting more than $3 million away from the school.
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This post has been updated to redact the student’s jersey number.
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