Jordan Doneskey, Former P.V. Teacher, Going to Prison for Sex With a Student
The price of having sex with a 17-year-old student is a 3 1/2-year prison sentence for former Paradise Valley High School teacher Jordan Doneskey.
As part of a plea agreement, Doneskey will spend the rest of his life on probation, will have to register as a sex offender, and agreed to forfeit his teaching certificate.
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Compared to other Valley teachers caught up in sex-with-students scandals, Doneskey got a pretty tough sentence.
Almost a year ago, former Phoenix teacher's aide Gabriela Compton was sentenced to probation for having sex with a middle-school kid in addition to groping another kid and sending nude pictures to a couple boys, who, naturally, passed them around school.
In Doneskey's case, police were tipped off to his relationship last year, and the 17-year-old girl told investigators about several instances of sexual contact between her and Doneskey -- who was 26 at the time of his arrest.
Then police informed the girl's mother, which seemingly would've been horrifying for a mother, but she told police she knew all about it, according to the documents.
The girl's mother -- who police said had "an extensive employment history in the field of child protection" -- told the cops she actually "allowed" her daughter to have sex with Doneskey in her home, court documents said. She was still employed as a social worker at the time of her arrest.
Doneskey admitted that he had sex with the girl "approximately" five times, according to the documents, and was still one of the girl's teachers this school year, which also was the case during the previous two years.
Doneskey faced five counts of sexual conduct with a minor, but the plea agreement included three lesser charges.
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