Making headlines as national news in The New York Times is another scandal whereby 40 former students assert sexual abuse at a private prep school in Rhode Island. Another tragedy unfolding that could have been halted or prevented if the perpetrators were reported to law enforcement when the abuse occurred.
Also of interest in that article was the “pass the trash” bill being considered by the state of Massachusetts. It refers to “schools passing on problematic teachers to new schools without reporting problems, including those that might put others in jeopardy.” The bill would make it a crime to fail to report a complaint of sexual misconduct in public and private schools. Read More