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Garfield math teacher pleads not guilty to having sexual relationship with former student

A math teacher at Garfield Elementary School pleaded not guilty Monday to having a sexual relationship with a former student, the Pasadena Star-News reports.

Jeffrey Yoshitake, 43, is accused of five counts of lewd acts upon a child after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a former student for seven years, beginning when she was 15, Monterey Park Police Lt. Bill Cuevas told Pasadena Star-News. 

The Alhambra Unified School District placed Yoshitake on administrative leave after he was arrested on Feb. 27. Yoshitake has been released on a $100,000 bond and is due back in court for a preliminary hearing on June 2, according to the Star-News. 

Three Alhambra Unified School District employees have been accused of sexual abuse this year.

Jose Jesus Mosqueda, a Repetto Elementary School special education teacher, is accused of repeatedly molesting five special needs girls while they were in third and fourth grade, the Pasadena Star-News reports. He faces eight felony counts, including oral copulation or sexual penetration of a child under 10, lewd act upon a child, and continuous sexual abuse.

Andrea Cardosa, an assistant principal at Alhambra High School who resigned on Jan. 17, was charged Feb. 3 with 16 felony counts of sexual assaults and lewd acts on a child. Allegations against Cardosa began Jan. 17 when Jamie Carillo posted a video on YouTube accusing Cardosa of sexually abusing her for years, starting at age 12, when Cardosa was her teacher in Riverside County.

Read the full story from the Pasadena Star-News.

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