Powers' defense of Hooker and their public displays of affection between the two turned parents' stomachs across the nation.
In addition to confronting the now-former couple on television, Powers' mother, Tammie Powers, took her campaign against her daughter's relationship to the California legislature, where she helped Republican Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen introduce legislation that make it a felony for any teacher to have a sexual relationship with a student - even if they are 18.
The grand jury refused to find her guilty of an improper relationship with a student since the text messages colored their relationship as endearing and flirtatious, but she did lose her teacher credentials.
Amber Jennings, 30, a Massachusetts teacher, emailed nude photos of herself and one video to a 16 year old male student. Amy Northcutt and her husband, Justin Northcutt, were arrested for sending lewd text messages to a 16-year old female student and then arranging to have group sex with her.
Christine Scarlett, 40, plead guilty to five felony charges for her seduction of 17 year old Steven Bradigan, who happened to be captain of the Strongsville High School football team when the relationship began in 2002. In June of 2008, 29-year-old Cara Dickey, who kind of has a confused-Anna-Kournikova thing going and is arguably the craziest person on this list, was let go from her teaching position after school officials somehow discovered “romantic” texts between Dickey and a 14-year-old male student.
They disappeared together later on in the day, after the texts, but were found the next morning.
Amy Beck, 33, a Social Studies and English teacher, and mother of three, faces up to seven years in prison for having sexual intercourse and “teaching oral sex” to her 14 year old male student.
Autumn Leathers, who is extremely into SM according to most people’s fantasies and NEVER holds still for a picture seriously, no better, non-blurry pictures of her exist, was 24 year old high school English teacher who was arrested in August of 2008 for having sexual relations with a 16 year old student.
She provided the kids with alcohol and “did everything except having sex” with a male student while another male student slept nearby. Christine Mc Callum started tutoring her victim and his 11-year-old brother in 2005.
After a 20-month period, the two boys started living with Mc Callum and her husband part-time.
Mc Callum had sex with the 13 year old for the first time in February 2006, and used alcohol and marijuana to persuade him.
Cameo Patch was arrested for having oral sex with her 17 year old male student.
25 year old Spanish teacher and former Miss Texas contestant Amy Mc Elhenney was accused of having sex with an 18 year old male student.