Guilty! Ashley M. Blumenshine, Plainsfield, Illinois (arrested Jan 2011)

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    Name: Ashley M. Blumenshine (address at time of arrest: 4316 Nutmeg Lane, Lisle, Illinois)

    Age: 27

    School: Plainfield North High School, Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202, Plainfield, Illinois

    Position: Dance and physical education teacher

    Victim: Boy, 16

    Plainfield Patch (5 Jan 2011): Female Physical Education Teacher Charged with Having Sex with Student

    CBS Chicago 2 (5 Jan 2011): Plainfield Teacher Charged With Sex With Student, 16

    Beacon News (5 Jan 2011): Plainfield teacher arrested on sex charges

    MyFox Chicago (5 Jan 2011): Teacher, Student Had Sex in Parking Lot: Cops

    ABC Local (5 Jan 2011): Plainfield teacher accused of sex with student

    Chicago Tribune (5 Jan 2011): Plainfield teacher charged with having sex with student

    Trib Local (6 Jan 2011): Lisle woman charged with having sex with Plainfield N. student

    CBS (6 Jan 2011): Ashley Blumenshine (PICTURE): Ill. Dance Teacher Accused of Sex with Student Released on Bond

    Daily Herald (6 Jan 2011): Lisle woman charged with having sex with Plainfield N. student

    UK Daily Mail (7 Jan 2011): Dance teacher, 27, arrested 'for having sex in a car with a 16-year-old student': (But why ARE so many American female teachers sleeping with their students?)

    CBS Chicago 2 (19 Jan 2011): Teacher Stepping Down After Alleged Sex With Student

    CBS Chicago 2 (26 Jan 2011): Ex-Teacher Facing Student Sex Charge Pleads Not Guilty

    Plainfield Online (26 Jan 2011): Blumenshine Enters Not Guilty Plea to Student Sex Charge

    My Fox Chicago (27 Jan 2011): Blumenshine Enters Not Guilty Plea to Student Sex Charge

    Chicago Tribune (16 Feb 2011): In teacher-student sex case, a double standard

    Discusses possible double standard in such cases: Are female teachers with male victims treated more leniently than male teachers with female victims?

    WLS AM 890 (undated): Court date set for ex-Plainfield teacher

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    The Times (24 Oct 2011): Case continues against ex-teacher

     
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    The Times: Ex-teacher to change plea (Apr 8 2013)

    A former Plainfield teacher from Marseilles, accused of having sex with a student, is set to plead guilty later this month in Will County Circuit Court. Ashley M. Blumenshine, 29, is charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a child. She is out of custody on a $7,500 cash bond and has pleaded not guilty. At a court hearing Monday, she was scheduled for a hearing Friday, April 19, at which she is to change her plea. Police in Plainfield said they arrested Blumenshine after finding her having sex with a 16-year-old boy in a car in a parking lot Jan. 4, 2011. The boy was a student at Blumenshine's school. Blumenshine resigned from the school shortly after her arrest.
     
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    UK Daily Mail: 'I wish with all my heart I could take it back': Former dance teacher pleads guilty to affair with 16-year-old student (Apr 22 2013)

    A former Illinois school teacher who pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an affair with a male student Friday expressed her remorse, wishing 'with all of my heart' that she could 'take it back.' ... She was sentenced to two years probation and 30 days in jail with a day-for-day credit and credit for four days served as part of a plea deal with prosecutors, theChicago Sun-Times reported. The will also have to register as a sex offender for 10 years, said her attorney, George Lenard.
     
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    Chicago Sun Times: Former high school teacher pleads guilty in student sex case (Apr 22 2013)

    Ashley Blumenshine, 29, of Marseilles, pleaded guilty Friday in Will County court to a felony charge of traveling to meet a minor, said her lawyer, George Lenard. As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Blumenshine was sentenced to two years of probation and 30 days in jail, with day-for-day credit and credit for four days served, Lenard said. Blumenshine, who surrendered to sheriff’s deputies Friday to serve her jail sentence, also will have to register as a sex offender for 10 years, Lenard said.
     
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    Ottawa Times: Ex-teacher sentenced in sex case (Apr 22 2013)

    Ashley M. Blumenshine, 30, was charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a child, but on Friday in Will County Circuit Court, a new charge was filed, traveling to meet a minor to commit a sexual offense, to which she pleaded guilty. Blumenshine then was sentenced to spend 11 days in the Will County Jail, to serve two years of probation and to register as a sex offender for 10 years. Further, Blumenshine was prohibited from contact with the victim and the victim's family, as well as any children not her own, without court permission. She also is prohibited from engaging in any electronic social networking, such as Facebook, during her probation.
     
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  9. OldMan33

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    2 years probation?? That's all she gets?? Wow caught in the act and still no prison time. Is it because she is female?
     
  10. Misconduct Tracker

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    Ashley Marie Blumenshine, aka Ashley Marie Zeil, is listed in the Illinois State Police Sex Offender Registry.
    Victim was 16 years of age.
    Offender was 27 at the time of the offense.
    Crime: Traveling to meet a minor.
    County of Conviction: Will.
    www.isp.state.il.us
     
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    Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
    Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS)
    Public Search
    Ashley M Blumenshine
    License ID # 747483 (PEL) – has been revoked.
    www.isbe.state.il.us/ELIS
     
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    Family Taxpayers Foundation
    Teacher & Administrator Salary Database
    2011
    Name: Blumenshine, Ashley
    Salary: $28,374
    Position: High School Teacher
    Full/Part Time: Fulltime
    Percent Time Employed: 100%
    Assignment: Health Education
    Years Teaching: 6
    Degree: Master's
    School Name: Plainfield North High School
    District Name: Plainfield SD 202

    2010
    Name: Blumenshine, Ashley
    Salary: $58,695
    Position: High School Teacher
    Full/Part Time: Fulltime
    Percent Time Employed: 100%
    Assignment: Health Education
    Years Teaching: 5
    Degree: Master's
    School Name: Plainfield North High School
    District Name: Plainfield SD 202
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