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Todd Bender resigned from Ferris High School amid child molestation allegations Todd Bender resigned from Ferris High School amid child molestation allegations
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Spokane Public Schools confirmed the board held a special meeting on November 22, 2014 and accepted Bender's resignation. 

Bender is facing two counts of Third Degree Child Molestation. Court documents state Bender admitted to having sexual contact with a 14-year-old boy in 2011. Bender made his first court appearance last week and entered a plea of not guilty. 

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