California teacher and student dating

But there's a huge imbalance of power that comes into play in a student-professor relationship, Dziech said.

The student may get advantages not available to other students, such as better grades or recommendations for jobs or ­internships.

Young college students are away from home for the first time. They can be flattered when a professor takes an interest in them.

Kunzi's federal lawsuit was settled out of court with Pratt, shortly after she asked the court to dismiss the regents and another party.

The state paid Kunzi and her attorney ,000 last year, according to records.

Her allegations are among a series involving faculty-student relationships in recent years at ASU, including two recent alleged incidents at Barrett, the Honors College.

Those incidents have led to an effort to strengthen the policies.

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