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Student twerkers criminalized, charged with sexual harassment

June 6, 2013

by Elizabeth Dorton

The Daily Caller


After making a ‘twerking’ video which was subsequently deemed inappropriate by Scripps Ranch High School, a group of students (mostly girls) will still be permitted to attend their prom and walk at graduation. The catch? They’re now officially charged with sexual harassment, a permanent mark on their school records and a potential hurdle to the college application process...