TEACHER PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN ABUSE CASE
Barry Goodman, a 60 year old Long Island sex education teacher and girls' swim team coach, has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing an 11 year old student right in the classroom and cops say they suspect he may have molested others. Goodman, of Coram, taught at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School in Plainview. He is charged with second degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.
Goodman pleaded not guilty on December 29, 2006. He was arraigned on misdemeanor charges of sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Bail was set at 1,000 cash.