(Peoria, Illinois) A 28-year-old art teacher at Manual Academy, Amanda M. Ludwig, has been accused of sending text messages to entice a 15-year-old male student to engage in sex.
Ludwig faces a federal charge of enticing a minor for sex.
District 150 school resource officers and Peoria police conducted a joint investigation after school officials received a tip Friday during the school day.Ludwig was booked into custody at the Peoria County Jail. A court appearance is scheduled for tomorrow.
“We commend our school resource officers and administrators for the professional and immediate approach in which they have handled this investigation,” District 150 Superintendent Grenita Lathan said in a news release Saturday.