Ex-teacher pleads not guilty in sex case

Jer Lovaj (Brown Co. Jail)
Jer Lovaj (Brown Co. Jail)

GREEN BAY (AP) – A former Green Bay grade school teacher has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted two students.

Fifty-eight-year-old Jer Lovaj of Oconto pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of first-degree child sexual assault in one case. He also pleaded not guilty to a charge of repeated sexual assault of a child in another case.

Prosecutors contend Lovaj inappropriately touched two students at Anne Sullivan School on Green Bay’s east side, where he taught English as a second language between October 2013 and February 2014.

The Green Bay Area Public School District says Lovaj is no longer employed with the district.

He is due back in court on Aug. 18.

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