Jefferson County, Kentucky teacher charged with rape

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Jefferson County elementary school teacher has pleaded not guilty to raping a minor and is also facing a rape charge in Nelson County.
   
The Courier-Journal reports 55-year-old Scott Quisenberry of Louisville pleaded not guilty Monday in Jefferson County to second- and third-degree rape.
   
Court documents indicate Quisenberry is charged with third-degree rape in Nelson County.
   
His attorney, Anne McAfee, verbally requested a lower bond, but the judge said a written request was necessary and set a hearing for Sept. 3.
   
Jefferson County schools said Quisenberry has been placed on non-instructional administrative leave pending outcome of the charges.
   
He is a second-grade teacher at Kerrick Elementary School and previously spent five years as a science teacher in Bullitt County. The Jefferson County charges allege incidents from 2009 through 2012.
   
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Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com

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