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Abraham later pleaded guilty to public indecency and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, and the judge suspended all 180 days, ordering him to five years probation.
The district has received several questions about substitute teacher requirements and qualifications, Gentry-Fletcher said.
Substitute teachers are hired through a consortium with the Southwest Ohio Council of Governments. All Southwest Ohio Council of Governments-certified substitute teachers undergo FBI and BCI background checks when applying for the position.
They are then submitted to an FBI background screening every five years thereafter. Eligible substitute teachers must also have a valid teaching credential issued by the Ohio Department of Education.