John Solano, Washington, D.C. (arrested Mar 2013)

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    John Solano, 29, chemistry & biotechnology teacher and track coach at McKinley Technology High School, District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, D.C., "accused of electronically sending explicit photos of himself to male high school students"

    Twitter: @SolanoChemHW

    NBC News: D.C. Teacher Charged With Child Pornography (Mar 8 2013)

    A teacher was accused of electronically sending explicit photos of himself to male high school students, according to D.C. police. Police arrested 29-year-old John Solano Friday. He is charged with production of child pornography.

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    Washington Post: D.C. science teacher arrested on child pornography charge (Mar 8 2013)

    Officers escorted John Solano, 29, from the campus of McKinley Technology High school in the 100 block of T Street NE and arrested him on a charge of production of child pornography ... Officials said Solano electronically sent explicit photos of himself to male students. Police began investigating Solano after receiving a complaint earlier Friday, Crump said.
     
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    Washington Examiner: D.C. high school teacher charged with making child pornography (Mar 8 2013)

    John Solano, 29, a science teacher at McKinley Technology High School in Northeast Washington, was arrested and charged with production of child pornography, said D.C. police spokeswoman Gwen Crump. olice became aware of the allegations Friday, and Solano was escorted off the campus Friday afternoon, Crump said. Police say that Solano sent explicit photos of himself to male students, and also received explicit photos from male students.
     
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    NBC Washington: D.C. Teacher Charged With Child Pornography (Mar 9 2013)

    A teacher was accused of electronically sending explicit photos of himself to male high school students, according to D.C. police. Police arrested 29-year-old John Solano Friday. He is charged with production of child pornography.
     
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    Washington Examiner: D.C. teacher arrested for production of child pornography (Mar 9 2013)

    A Northeast D.C. teacher has been charged with production of child pornography after police say he was electronically sending explicit photos of himself to male high school students. Police arrested 29-year-old John Solano on Friday.
     
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    Washington Post: D.C. teacher admits sending explicit texts to 10 students (Mar 11 2013)

    A D.C. high school teacher [John Solano] who was arrested last week on a child pornography charge has admitted to sending sexually explicit text messages to approximately 10 students during his career, according to court documents ... Officers interviewed two McKinley students who said that Solano had sent them text messages about their bodies and masturbation. One male student said Solano sent sexually explicit photographs of himself and urged the student to do the same. Confronted with those claims Friday at the FBI’s Washington Field Office, Solano admitted to sending the photographs and messages, the court documents say. He said he had engaged in similar conversations with no more than 10 other students.
     
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    WJLA: John Solano admits to sending sexually explicit texts, photos, according to court documents (Mar 11 2013)

    John Solano, 29, told authorities after he was arrested that he had sexually explicit conversations with no more than 10 students. Court documents say he also admitted to sending and receiving explicit pictures of himself and students. According to court documents, Solano - via text messages - told a 16-year-old male student he has a sexy body. He then allegedly sent pictures of his penis to the same student and asked the student to take pictures of his own private area. Court documents say in one of the text messages Solano insisted the photos be sent, telling the student "come on, go ahead and send it." The student told investigators Solano asked if he could perform oral sex to which the student said no. In a statement, investigators say Solano admitted to the inappropriate sexual conversations and exchange of pictures.
     
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    NBC News: D.C. Teacher Admits to Explicit Conversations With 10 Students (Mar 11 2013)

    Police said they interviewed two students who described getting explicit texts from Solano, including conversations about the victims' bodies and masturbation. One student, who said he was 16 years old when he began receiving the inappropriate text messages last year, said Solano texted him that he had a "sexy body" and texted him multiple explicit images of himself, according to charging documents. The teen also said Solano convinced him to take explicit pictures of himself and text them to Solano. According to charging documents, the teen also said Solano propositioned him via text message, but the teen declined the proposition. One of the victims said Solano sent him pictures of his body and asked the victim to take pictures in return, the documents reveal. Solano admitted to police that he had engaged in inappropriate texting and sending inappropriate pictures - and that he had engaged in explicit sexual conversations with 10 students during his teaching career, according to the court documents.
     
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    Beaumont Enterprise: Teacher admits sending sexually explicit texts (Mar 11 2013)

    Court documents show a District of Columbia high school teacher has admitted to sending sexually explicit text messages to about 10 students during his career ... According to the documents, [John] Solano sent a sexually explicit photograph of himself to one student and urged the student to do the same. Solano admitted sending the texts in a statement to police.
     
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    CBS Local Washington: Teacher Admits Sending Sexually Explicit Texts to 10 Students (Mar 12 2013)

    Two students at the school told the authorities that [John] Solano had sent them sexually explicit and inappropriate text messages. Court documents say that under questioning, Solano reported having similar conversations with no more than 10 students during his career. Solano has been placed on administrative leave. Online court records show that Solano is being held without bond, and that the two sides have begun negotiating a plea agreement.
     
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    WUSA 9: McKinley Technology High School Holds Emergency Meeting About John Solano (Mar 12 2013)

    Teachers, administrators, and parents at McKinley Technology High School in Northeast D.C. came together for an emergency meeting Tuesday night. The topic, the recent arrest of one of their teachers. D.C. Police say they arrested science teacher John Solano after they found evidence that he had been electronically exchanging sexually explicit photos of himself with his students. Investigators claim he sent those photos to some of his male students and received the same from them. He was charged with production of child pornography last week. At Tuesday's closed door meeting parents and school officials discussed ways to avoid allegations like these in the future.
     
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    WJLA: Parents call for action after McKinley H.S. teacher's arrest (Mar 12 2013)

    The meeting at McKinley High was standing room only. The contents of the explicit communications were laid out in graphic detail in charging documents. One student describes how Solano encouraged him to "take and send him two to three images of his own penis, including an explicit close-up image and two images of his own buttocks." ... Parents ABC7 spoke with say changes are already being implemented when it comes to the online access teachers have with their students.