HIGH SCHOOL DEAN OF DISCIPLINE FIRED OVER STUDENT SEX CLAIMS
October 23, 2019
Selim Algar, Ebony Bowden
A Bronx woman arrested and charged with raping a 15-year-old student has been fired from the charter school where she was dean of discipline, The Post has learned.
Grace Trinidad was dismissed by the New Visions Advanced Math and Science High School in Spuyten Duyvil on Wednesday after she was busted on Tuesday for having sex with the boy at her house in August, according to a source.
The 34-year-old invited the student, who she was mentoring, back to her Tinton Avenue home to watch movies — but things got hot and heavy and the pair had sex, according to police.
Officers interviewed Trinidad, a mother of two, at her home before charging her with rape in the third degree, criminal sex act, sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child.
She was arraigned in Bronx Criminal Court on Tuesday night and held on bail of $10,000.
The boy and a classmate told the Spuyten Duyvil school’s principal, Robert Hiller, about the incident, and Hiller immediately notified police, according to authorities.
New Visions did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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