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Lawmakers in Alabama have proposed a bill requiring a new kind of sex ed class – for teachers. They would be required to take student-teacher sex prevention classes covering sexual and romantic contact, as well as social media interactions.
The bill has been abandoned because of public outcry, but the problem hasn’t gone away. By some estimates, Alabama has the highest rate of teacher-student sexual relations in the country.
TV host Arthel Neville is concerned that Alabama is falling down on its duty to screen teachers prior to employment.
ER Physician Dr. Travis Ordon wonders what can be done to stem the tide of incidents – in the month after the bill was withdrawn, Alabama has seen three more of these cases reported.
Dr. Stork notes that “We’ve ganged up on Alabama a little bit, but this is happening all across the country.” See what The Doctors recommend in the video above.