Queens teacher charged with raping a teen student

Queens teacher charged with raping a teen student

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A high school teacher was arrested on Monday and is accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a student.

Police say Joy Morsi, a 39-year-old physical education teacher at Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, Queens, had sex with the 16-year-old student in and out of school. The alleged relationship started approximately a year ago.


Morsi is charged with third-degree rape, third-degree criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child

She was arraigned Tuesday with bail set at $25,000. Morsi faces up to four years in prison if convicted.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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