Petition for reinstatement of teacher fired after student stole nude photos of her from her cell phone

Petition for reinstatement of teacher fired after student stole nude photos of her from her cell phone
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Hundreds of students at an Upstate high school have signed a petition pushing to get their teacher back after a sexy picture taken from the teacher’s cellphone was shared, leading to her resignation.

Teacher Leigh Anne Arthur said she left her phone on her desk Monday while she was patrolling a hallway in the Career and Technology Center at Union County High School during a class change.

A 16-year-old boy took her phone, and with his own phone took pictures of an image on Arthur’s phone of her in a sexy pose.  Arthur said she took the picture to send to her husband for Valentine’s Day.

The boy shared the picture through text messages and social media, according to Union County School District interim superintendent David Eubanks.

Eubanks said Arthur was in the wrong because her phone was unlocked and she made the inappropriate picture available to her students.

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