Eric Echols, a para-educator working at Prairie Elementary School in Sacramento is facing sex abuse charges after being arrested and accused of molesting at least six children between the ages of 7 and 8 years old. The molestation of the children is alleged to have occurred between July 2015 and June 2016. Echols has been on administrative leave since the allegations first surfaced in July. Eric Echols was also a substitute teacher at other schools in the nearby Elk Grove school district.