Newark teacher accused of sex with teen student

A Newark teacher has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting one of her 14-year-old male students on multiple occasions, according to police. Police say

The 27 year old teacher is accused of sexually assaulting one of her 14 year old male students.

The 27 year old teacher is accused of sexually assaulting one of her 14 year old male students. (1/31/13)

NEWARK - A Newark teacher has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting one of her 14-year-old male students on multiple occasions, according to police.

Police say Elyse Cromwell, of Jersey City, allegedly had sex with the boy, now 15, several times while serving as his homeroom and English teacher at the Early College High School in Newark.

Cromwell was arrested yesterday and made a court appearance via video link from the Hudson County Jail today.

The judge set her bail at $300,000 and ordered her to have no contact with anyone under the age of 18.

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