There were hundreds of stories about a Nebraska teacher who eluded police while on the run with a 13-year-old boy. What's tragic is the age of the victim is getting to be younger and younger. (All links are to TT entries.)
Anne Knopf, 39, a Wisconsin teacher, is accused of a sexual relationship with her daughter's former boyfrield. He is 13. Update: Sentenced to nine months in jail - not prison - and five years of probation. Registration as a sex offender for life.
Jennifer Leigh Rice, 37, a Washington teacher, like Peterson, ran away with a male student. She is accused of having sex with him on the trip. He is 10-years-old. Trial delayed until Octoer 2008.
Virginia Teacher of the Year Karen Patton, 42, was sentenced to four years for sex with a male students. The two boys were 13.
Lois Enden, 55, a school aide in New York was sentenced to six months in jail - not prison - for sex with an 11-year-old boy when she was 47 or 48. Registration as a sex offender.
Buttonwillow, California teacher Sherry Brians, 41, was sentenced to three years probation and counseling for a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old boy.
Another Calfiornia teacher, this one from Paso Robles, Cora Solario, 24, was sentenced to 270 days in jail - not prison - and lifetime registration as a sex offender. The boy was 13-years-old.
Fifth-grade teacher Rebecca Withrow, 30, was sentenced to 120 days in jail - not prison - suspended for sex with an 11-year-old boy. She's a registered sex offender.
In South Carolina, Wendie Schweikert, 37, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex with an 11-year-old boy
.Allena Ward, 23, pleaded guilty to sex with five boys. Three 14-year-olds and one 15-year-old. Again, South Carolina. Update: Sentenced to six years in prison.
In New York, Lina Sinha, 40, was convicted of having sex with a 13-year-old. The jury deadlocked on the charges of sex with the 12-year-old-boy. She was sentenced to 14 years.
Released from prison after serving nearly twelve years for sex with a 12-year-old boy, Nancy Marks, now 63, was was labeled a sexual predator by a judge. She was on NBC. The episode was "Love was her defense."
Longtime subsitute Kathleen Bowler, 29, was given suspended sentences for cybersex with a 13-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy. She's now a sex offender and is on probation for life.
New Jersey teacher Amy Burke, 32, was sentenced to four years in prison for sex with a 13-year-old boy who is in counseling, angry at his parents and the prosecutor for pressing the case.
A judge turned down a plea that would have meant only 6 months in jail - not prison - for Melanie Hackett who had sex with a 13-year-old student. The judge sentenced her to 1-10 years in prison.
In Delaware, Rachel Holt, 35, was sentenced to 10 years in prison. The boy was 13-years-old.
If a single one of these women were men, the term "pedophile" would immediately spring to mind.