Is Your State Failing Students in the Abuse Department?
Monday, February 15th, 2016
A recent story from USA Today talked about a West Virginia child who died on a camping trip with his principal in the late 90s. Investigators learned nearly eight years later that it wasn’t a head injury that killed the child, but that the principal had been sexually abusing the child and killed him.
It turns out, the principal had been dismissed in Pennsylvania for sexual abuse allegations but the school helped him find a job in West Virginia. Shocking?
How does your state rate regarding background checks, reporting misconduct, and disciplinary actions when it comes to school staff? You may be surprised that many school districts are failing children by not protecting them from abusers who are free to move from job to job across the country.
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