• Ex-Boston teaching aide sentenced for school abuse


    BOSTON (AP) - A former Boston teacher's aide has pleaded guilty to sexualabuse of two special needs students in different schools last year.

    The Suffolk District Attorney's office said 34-year-old LaShawn Hill pleadedguilty Tuesday to one count each of indecent assault and battery on a child,lewd and lascivious conduct, and lascivious acts with a child.

    Prosecutors said Hill inappropriately touched a developmentally disabled boyabout 7 years old in a school bathroom in March 2011. Prosecutors said Hill wasfound in December 2011 in a theraputic recreation room at a different schoolwith a 14-year-old severely autistic boy. They said Hill's pants and the boy'spants were unbuckled.

    Hill was sentenced to one to three years in prison, followed by five years'probation including avoiding unsupervised association with children andelectronic monitoring.

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