(Los Angeles Times) An 18-year-old Modesto student has moved back in with her 41-year-old former teacher, media in the Central Valley city are reporting.

The news that Jordan Powers and James Hooker are together again came Tuesday, the same day legislation inspired by their relationship was rejected in the state Legislature.

Neighbors at Hooker’s studio apartment in Modesto reported seeing the couple together last weekend, the Modesto Bee reported. Powers answered the knock of a Sacramento TV reporter on Tuesday and confirmed that they were reunited.

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