Teacher accused of sex with student pleads not guilty

January 26, 2011 3:27:03 PM PST
A suburban high school teacher has pleaded not guilty to sex assault charges.

Prosecutors say 27-year-old Ashley Blumenshine had sex with a 16-year old Plainfield North student. She was arrested on January 4 and remains free on bond.

Blumenshine taught physical education and had worked in the school district since 2006. She resigned after the arrest.