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A Brooklyn teacher was arrested Thursday for allegedly raping a then-15-year-old student. Evelyn Rogers, 33, of Queens, N.Y., admitted that she had sexual relations with a now 16-year-old boy in 2012. Rogers taught at the High School for Innovation in Advertising & Media, located in Canarsie, Brooklyn.

The New York Post reported that Rogers had only been certified to teach in February 2012 and soon found herself allegedly embroiled in an illicit relationship with the student. The specialty high school itself is somewhat new, having been opened in 2008 with the help of Borough President Marty Markowitz, D-Brooklyn, in 2008.

Authorities at the New York Department of Education declined to comment on the investigation. Richard Condon, New York's Special Commissioner of Investigations said his office acted immediately when they were alerted to the allegations against the Brooklyn teacher. "We conferred with the Brooklyn District Attorney's office, and they told us to arrest [Rogers]," Condon said.

The alleged instances of rape reportedly occurred in Brooklyn, outside of the school. The news of the case follows a similar incident involving a teacher in a Utah school district.

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