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Posted: May 09, 2018

Florida middle school teacher accused of 'foot fetish' loses teaching license


By Andrew Marra, Palm Beach Post

JUPITER, Fla. —

For six years, suspicions persisted about Kenneth Phillips’ relationship with his adolescent students at a South Florida middle school and his seeming infatuation with bare feet. 

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Nearly a decade after the first concerns were documented, the 60-year-old former teacher at Jupiter Middle has now been compelled to give up his teaching license

His co-workers began worrying about his behavior as early as 2009, when a school technician told police he walked into the English teacher’s classroom unannounced and spotted him with a student in his classroom, the lights dimmed and Phillips’ shoes off. 

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In 2012, a teacher concerned about Phillips’ overly friendly relations with students reported him to police, saying she had seen him with a student’s bare feet in his lap. 

School district police learned that Phillips permitted students to remove their socks in class and store them in his mini-refrigerator.

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