• Kyodo


A teacher in his late 30s at a prefectural high school here resigned in November after a female student complained to the school about the persistent and sexual nature of e-mails he was sending her, the prefectural government and school said Wednesday.

The teacher, whose name was withheld, began sending e-mail messages to the student from his mobile phone in July, starting with invitations for meals but later containing content of a sexual nature, according to the prefectural government’s high school education department.

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