A Montgomery County teacher was arrested for allegedly having sex with a high school student.
Rose Limuli, 39, of Lansdale was arrested and charged with 12 counts of institutional sexual assault.
Police say Limuli, who was an English teacher at Upper Dublin High School, had a sexual relationship with a male student at the school from December, 2015 until late March. Police became aware of the alleged relationship on March 31 which led to an investigation and eventual arrest.
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Limuli’s bail was set at $50,000 unsecured under the conditions that she have no contact with the teen or other students. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 16.
Limuli was suspended from Upper Dublin High School pending the outcome of the investigation, according to a school district spokesperson.
“In compliance with Pennsylvania Law, Department of Education Regulations and School District of Upper Dublin policies, Mrs. LiMuli went through the required background checks for criminal record and child abuse history clearances, commonly known as Act 34 and Act 151. Those background checks gave no indication of any previous criminal behavior,” said Upper Dublin School District Dr. Deborah Wheeler in a prepared statement. “Recognizing the emotional impact that this news could have on both students and members of our high school faculty/staff, guidance counselors will be available for consultation.”