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    Here’s why children are being sexually exploited in our school system-R.I. teachers unions, ACLU object to bill criminalizing sex between school employees and students

    Updated: April 10, 2019 at 10:35 pm EST  See Comments

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    PROVIDENCE — The state’s two teachers’ unions are objecting to a bill that would make sex between school employees and students a crime if the students are younger than 18 years old.

    Rhode Island is one of about 30 states — including all the New England states except Vermont — where the age of consent is 16 years old.

    The bill, sponsored by Rep. Alex Marszalkowski, D-Cumberland, says that any school employee — including bus drivers, vendors and school volunteers with supervisory authority — would be guilty of third-degree sexual assault if they have sex with a student between the ages of 14 and 18. (Under existing law, a person is guilty of first-degree child

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