Lisa Franklin, former Sacred Heart substitute teacher, pleads not guilty in rape of 13-year-old boy

Franklin pleaded guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old student at Sacred Heart School. (4/11/13)

NEW WINDSOR - A former Orange County teacher has pleaded not guilty to raping a 13-year-old student.

Lisa Franklin, a former Sacred Heart substitute teacher, is accused of raping a 13-year-old student from the Newburgh Catholic school for more than a year.

New Windsor police say the 44-year-old married mom met the boy at school, befriended the family, and tutored him privately. Police believe Franklin had oral sex and intercourse with the boy on multiple occasions.

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Authorities say the parents of the 13-year-old found inappropriate texts and notified them in February.

Franklin is currently out on $10,000 bail.
 

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