Meaghan White, teacher at Leake and Watts school, suspended after being accused of raping 16-year-old student
YONKERS - A Yonkers teacher has been suspended without pay after being accused of raping one of her students.
Meaghan White, 34, a teacher at Leake and Watts school, allegedly engaged in two sexual encounters with a 16-year-old boy at a county park, authorities say.
Police say the encounters took place on two separate occasions in White's car at Wilson Woods Park in Mount Vernon.
She is facing felony rape charges.
Leake and Watts officials say she has been at the school for just three months. They say there was nothing suspicious in her background check.
Authorities say they are investigating the possibility of other sexual encounters between White and the victim in Yonkers and New Rochelle.