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Ex-Teacher Admits Sex Abuse At Prestigious NYC-Area School

By November 15, 2016 No Comments

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CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has accepted a revised plea deal for a former drama teacher at a prestigious suburban New York City high school who has admitted he abused three students over several years, including two instances that involved sexual contact.

Christopher Schraufnagel pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges of endangering the welfare of a child and sexual abuse.

He admitted that all three acts happened at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua (CHAP’-uh-kwah) from 2011 to June 2015.

A judge last month rejected Schraufnagel’s first plea deal because he wouldn’t have to register as a sex offender or serve jail time.

He’s now scheduled to be sentenced in February to three years of probation and register as a sex offender.

His attorney declined comment other than to say her client is ill.


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Andria Seo is an Associate Attorney at Crew Janci LLP. Andria is a graduate of the New York University School of Law. During law school, she worked with the National Center for Youth Law, the Legal Aid Society, and the NYCLU. Prior to joining the team at Crew Janci LLP, Andria advocated for vulnerable children and their families as a staff attorney at Partnership for Children’s Rights, a nonprofit based in New York City. Andria also previously worked assisting in the representation of victims of a terrorist attack in civil suits. Andria moved to Portland in 2016 and joined Crew Janci LLP in 2017. She is admitted to practice in Oregon and New York