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“There’s incessant communication going on and teachers can keep constant tabs on the victim,” said Terri Miller, president of Stop Educator Sexual Abuse Misconduct and Exploitation (S. From July to August in 2013, Rakowitz, then 30, and the girl exchanged 1,500 texts and 1,000 phone calls, mostly between p.m. Texting heated up a romance between International HS at Lafayette chemistry teacher Lindsay Dunaj, then 25, and 18-year-old student Dmitry Prokofyev in 2009.
But Dunaj broke his heart at the senior prom when she drunkenly kissed and slow-danced with another student.
If you have you have ever noticed that older men are unlikely to make eye contact with your or have felt completely ignored at a dance or party, Lisa thinks she knows why.
In our interview, I asked Lisa this question directly and she gave me a simple answer.
It was just past midnight last May when Marisa Cazanave poured her heart out in an e-mail and hit “send.” “You make me unbelievably happy,” began the rambling love letter.
But the Brooklyn Technical HS teacher’s confession was wracked with mixed emotions because the object of her affection was her student.
“I can’t say I’ll ever get past the fear of being discovered,” the married teacher, 33, told the boy.
“But I can promise I will do my best to work on that.” Cazanave’s alleged taboo affair is just the latest in a local and national educational epidemic.
In 2005, only about 20 percent of teenagers had cellphones, but today nearly 95 percent of US high schoolers carry one. Phone records show Cazanave, who ran the choral program at the elite 5,500-student Brooklyn Tech, spoke with her smitten student 145 times between 10 p.m. Casanave denied to The Post that she and the boy had sex.
In the last decade, tools like online portals, school e-mail and messaging systems have emerged, making “it far too easy to slide down the slippery slope from empathetic teacher to sexual predator,” said Frederick Lane, a Brooklyn attorney and author of the book “Cybertraps for Educators.” Lane estimates 70 percent of illicit student-teacher hookups are “accidental” and begin with an innocent exchange about homework that escalates to shared secrets, sexting and sex. Richard Rakowitz, who taught at Martin Van Buren HS in Queens, even allegedly bought a separate phone for his student lover.
In New York City, the Special Commissioner of Investigation, Richard Condon, has fielded 995 complaints about “inappropriate relationships” between Department of Education employees and students since April 2009.