PARK TWP. — A long-term substitute teacher at West Ottawa High School had sex with a 16-year-old student at least twice and threatened to kill herself if he told, according to documentation from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office obtained by The Holland Sentinel.

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Following a months-long investigation by detectives from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, a long-term substitute teacher has been charged with sexual assault for engaging in a relationship with a 16-year-old student. She was last assigned to West Ottawa High School.

Following a months-long investigation, the Sheriff’s Office announced charges against 50-year-old Jill Ann Edstrom in late October. Edstrom was arraigned Oct. 26 in 58th District Court by Judge Juanita Bocanegra for third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Her bond was set at $25,000 and was posted shortly after arraignment.

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Biden’s Education Department Wants to Roll Back Effort to Catalog Teacher Sex Crimes

"The Department of Education wants to roll back a Trump-era effort to collect data on teacher-on-student sex crimes. The department's Office for Civil Rights will not ask school districts questions regarding teacher-on-student sexual assault allegations as part of its 2021-2022 Civil Rights Data Collection, proposed Thursday. The change is designed to "reduce burden and duplication of data," an Education Department spokesman told the Washington Free Beacon. But critics say eliminating the question is the Biden administration's attempt to appease teachers' unions.

"This is the ultimate act of bowing to the teachers' unions," Kimberly Richey, who served as acting assistant secretary in the Office for Civil Rights in the Trump administration, told the Free Beacon. "Through this proposal, the Biden administration is actively helping schools cover up these incidents, which we were intentionally shining a light on."

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