Jason Thompson Loses Zumba License

Reported by: Ian Preston
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Updated: 7/27/2012 6:12 pm
Jason Thompson, the former Fayette County Public Schools employee who's on trial for sexual abuse and sodomy charges has had is Zumba Teaching License revoked.

According to a spokesperson from the popular fitness class, Thompson lost his license in light of the allegations he faces.

Thompson has plead not guilty to the charges that say he performed oral sex on a 13-year-old boy and fondled  him.
 
Thompson worked for the district a total of five years. During that time, he went from substituting to becoming a certified special education teacher.

The majority of his time working for the school system was spent teaching at Leestown Middle School.

Officials add his background check, performed with every new hire, was completely clear.

Thompson is a well-known Zumba teacher, and was featured as a playable character in a video game.


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