By Carole SharwarkoSouthland Investigative Reporting [email protected]
This story was produced in collaboration with Southland Investigative Reporting Center, a nonprofit journalism organization based in Homewood.
The Cook County State's Attorney's Office (CCSAO) has decided not to pursue criminal charges against a Western Avenue Elementary School teacher accused of sexual assault by a student. That teacher remains on paid administrative leave, according to Flossmoor School District 161.
The student, now 17, has accused the teacher of repeatedly sexually assaulting her over a four . . .