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  • Horrifying Details from a Decades-Long Prep School Sex Scandal

    June 2012, Jezebel reported a summation of the New York Times Magazine cover story spelling out the decades of abuse reportedly at the Elite Horace Mann school in the Bronx.  The reporter refers to the article as "reading like a dickens novel". Jezebel wrote: Horace Mann, one of New York City's most prestigious high schools,…

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  • Prep school dean accused of molesting pupils

    August, 2009,  NBC reported that Richard Reinhardt was arraigned on charges including sexual assault and risk of injury to minors.  Reinhardt allegedly took a young boy from the dorm to spend nights in the dean's campus apartment.  In total, 4 boys have come forward with allegations. NBC News wrote: The family of one student at…

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  • AISD teacher suspected of sexually assaulting student

    June 14, 2014: KXAN published an article stating the arrest of Walnut Creek Elementary School teacher, Alfredo Andrade-Gaytan, 33, following an investigation accusing the teacher of sexual assault on a female kindergarten student in a classroom during summer school.  He confessed to the crime and is now out of a job. KXAN wrote: According to…

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  • Teacher Sex Offender List: 25 Female Teacher and Student Sex Crime Scandals

    Lawfirms.com provides a list of 25 female teachers who have been arrested for sex crimes with students. Lawfirms.com wrote: Though the criminal sex penalties are the same, victims are underage, and the alleged actions are similar, female teacher sex offenders in most cases face significantly lighter sex crime penalties than their male counterpart offenders do.…

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  • Valencia teacher charged with child molestation

    March 27, 2014: ABC News reported a Legacy Christian Academy teacher was arrested and released on bail, pending charges of child molestation on an 11-year old boy at the Valencia private school. ABC reported: L.A. County sheriff's detectives say the inappropriate behavior happened on the Valencia campus of Legacy Christian Academy.  The accused is 35-year-old Carl Astrera…

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  • Denver kindergarten teacher arrested for DUI after allegedly driving to school while visibly intoxicated

    March 21, 2014: UPI reported the arrest of Escalante-Biggs Academy kindergarten teacher, Teresa Berman who appeared under the influence of alcohol when she arrived at school. UPI wrote: A DUI officer was called to Escalante-Biggs Academy to conduct a sobriety check on Teresa Berman because she “appeared visibly intoxicated.” When Berman failed the check, she…

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  • Danbury teacher charged with sex assault

    March 11, 2014: SFGate reported 44 year old Michael Maida turned himself in and was charged with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.  The age of the Convent of the Sacred Heart student has not been released. SF Gate wrote: Police tell WVIT-TV (http://bit.ly/1kfZmb7 ) said Maida had sexual contact with…

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  • Broward music teacher arrested on child pornography charges

    March 3, 2014: The Miami Herald reported the arrest of Daniel Gast, a Broward music teacher.  Gast had more than 95 video files of child porn on his laptop. The Miami Herald wrote: Daniel Gast, 28, had more than 95 video files of child porn on his laptop, according to investigators. Detectives assigned to the…

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  • NY Rabbi and Teacher Arrested in Child Porn Case

    March 6, 2014: ABC News reported a Brooklyn rabbi and teacher at a girls' seminary has been arrested on child pornography distribution charge. ABC news wrote: A criminal complaint in federal court in Manhattan charged Waldman with distributing child pornography over the Internet in November by enabling others to download multiple videos depicting children in…

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  • Third-graders caught smoking pot in Calif. school bathroom: report

    March 6, 2014: The Washington Times reported two 8 year olds and a 9 year old at Sonora Elementary School in California, were caught smoking pot in the school's bathroom. The Washington Times wrote: Sonora Elementary Superintendent Leigh Shampain confirmed the incident but would not discuss what consequences the students might face. “Shocked. To be…

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  • Student-teacher sex: Are more female teachers being charged?

    March 4, 2014: AL.com, based out of Alabama, published an article about the high number of female teachers being charged with sex crimes against students.  The article provides a list of 10 recent high profile cases in Alabama. 1., former Susan Moore High School teacher Crystal Gilliland Clowdus, 32, pleaded guilty to transmitting obscene material to…

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  • School Program Works to Battle Prescription Drug Abuse

    March 3, 2014: Yahoo published an article about the effectiveness of Botvin Life Skills Training program (LST).  The program was designed to prevent substance abuse by fostering youth development by teaching personal coping skills, general social skills, and skills for resisting pressures to smoke, drink, use drugs, and other risk behaviors. Yahoo wrote: The study…

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  • New Details In School Official Arrested On Drug Charges

    March 3, 2014: WCTV.tv reported Paul Byrd has been charged with trafficking after cocaine and pills were found.  Byrd, an assistant school superintendent for Leon County Schools was found with cocaine and pills in his car. WCTV wrote: Franklin County Sheriff Mike Mock says Byrd was driving a school district white Chevrolet truck Friday night,…

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  • Alhambra teacher arrested for sexual relationship with former student

    March 3, 2014: KABC local news in California published an article about Jeffrey Yoshitake who was arrested on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a minor.  Yoshitake was a math teacher when he began a sexual relationship with a 15 year old student. KABC wrote: Yoshitake was charged with one felony count of lewd acts…

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  • Upper Saddle River: Ex-Teacher Arrested

    October 2003: The New York Times reported the arrest of Bruce Engelke, a former music teacher from Emil A. Cavallini Middle School in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Mr. Engelke was spotted asking a child to get into his car and then later showed up a the schools dance carrying an axe and a mallet.…

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  • Police in Utah school district armed with rifles

    March 2, 2014: The san Francisco Gate published an article stating the Granite School District has decided to provide officers with AR15 and M16 rifles to keep students safe if a gunman attacks. The San Francisco Gate wrote: The Granite School District has acquired the weapons from a U.S. Department of Defense program that gives…

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  • Principal charged with attempted child sex

    March 2, 2014: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution published an article stating John McGill, principal at Mt. Carmel Elementary School.  McGill was one of many arrested under "Operation Broken Heart".  A complete list of all arrested in DeKalb County is provided in the article. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution wrote: John McGill was one of 14 people arrested in…

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  • Teacher charged with child abuse over ‘scratching’ incident

    February 28, 2014:  Tampa Bay Fox News, reported a 60 year old teacher at Calusa Elementary in New Port Richey was charged with child abuse.  Cynthia Haring allegedly scratched a 10 year old student with her finger nail when she grabbed his arm. Fox News wrote: Deputies say when she grabbed the child by the…

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  • Recent “teacher arrested” Stories, Video and Galleries

    2014, Eyewitness News 7, provides a list of recent teachers arrested and their  stories.  Information from  the ABC network pertains to the tri-state area.  Music teachers, gym teachers, high school, middle school, and the like are all included in the list.  There are links to view the complete article and watch the video of the…

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  • Florida Teacher Arrested for “Battery on a Child by Exposure to Urine”

    February 20, 2014, The Gawker reported about the arrest of  Jennifer King Forshey, a South Florida public charter school teacher.  She is accused of ordering a 10-year-old student to remove paper towelsfrom a urinal on February 6, 2014. The Gawker wrote: Jennifer King Forshey, 58, of Hollywood, is accused of ordering a 10-year-old to remove…

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  • Houston teacher charged in child indecency case

    February 10, 2014, My Fox Houston reported Roman Zalasar, a first and second grade teacher is scheduled to appear before a judge relating to an incident where a 10 year old boy reported that the teacher touched him inappropriately. Tijerina Elementary School released a statement to parents informing them of the arrest on February 5,…

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  • Freer Elementary Teacher Arrested

    February 5, 2014, NBC News reported William Freer of Corpus Christie, Texas turned himself in to police. He was arrested and charged with one count of indecent contact with a child. NBC News reports: FREER- William Utley, a teacher at Norman Thomas Elementary in Freer, was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count of indecent…

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  • Former Md. teacher pleads guilty to having child porn

    February 6, 2014, the Washington Post published an article about Lawrence W. Joynes, a former Maryland music teacher, who plead guilty to possession of child pornography. He will be transferred to Montgomery County, where he is accused of sexually abusing 14 elementary school students and raping a middle school girl. Donna St. George and Dan…

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  • Cheating Probe Roils Philadelphia School System

    January 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported about the implication of 140 teachers and administrators in Philadelphia public schools who are believed to have been involved in one of the nation's largest cheating scandals, according to district officials.  The district expects to discipline or terminate several school-based employees over the next few weeks.  A criminal…

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  • U.S. Cites Evidence of Anti-Semitism in School District

    January 2014, the New York Times reported about the lawsuit filed by 3 Jewish families against the Pine Bush Central School District in New York.  Previously, in November, the New York Times had reported that some Jewish students had said they were subjected to anti-Semitic bullying, taunts, and other forms of intimidation in recent years.…

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  • Hearing Set on Cheating Claim in Capital

    April 2013, the New York Times reported about the hearing to be held by the City Council in Washington, regarding allegations of cheating on standardized tests during the chancellorship f Michelle A Rhee.  Investigations by both the city's inspector general and the federal Education Department concluded widespread cheating had not occurred, yet calls for further…

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  • Erased Answers on Tests in Philadelphia Lead to a Three-Year Cheating Scandal

    January 2014, the New York Times reported about the Pennsylvania school district investigation of cheating spanning three years (2009 - 2011), involving 138 educators at 27 schools.  Three principals were fired last week, who are the first to be disciplined by the district.  According to the article, 20 other educators have retired, resigned, or been laid…

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  • More students come forward in massive $680 million sex abuse lawsuit against Yeshiva University

    September 2013, The Daily News reported two more students came forward to add to the 34 students who claim to have suffered abuse while attending Yeshiva University. The former students claim to have been abused and sodomized, stemming back decades. One of the accusers states that President Lamm reacted "with a shrug and walked away",…

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  • Vatican defends sex abuse record to U.N. panel

    January 2014, Religion News Service reported about the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, grilled Vatican officials for the way it has handled the clergy sex abuse scandal around the world. Monsignor Charles Scicluna, a former abuse prosecutor, represented the Vatican at the conference. Religion News Service writes: The committee accused the…

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  • Teachers among 50 arrested in child sex sting

    January 2013, CNN reported the results of the police sting in Florida.   Among the 50 arrested were a high school English teacher, a middle school math teacher, an elementary school interpreter for deaf children, and a janitor, all hoping to have a sexual encounter with a young boy, but found officers and cameras waiting for…

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  • Ex-PTA president accused of making child porn at Washington elementary school

    August 2013, CNN reported the arrest of David M. Navarro,  a former Tacoma Washington PTA president with charges including the production, ownership, and distribution of child pornography.  Federal prosecutors say Navarro shot a cellphone video of an 8-year-old girl performing oral sex at Belfair Elementary School.  To read more about Navarro, utilize the source link…

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  • Sex Abuse Scandal Rocks Public Schools

    October 2013, Bill Donohue reported about the media's failure to report the story of the House passing a bill that would bar teachers and staffers who were convicted of a sexual offense or violent crime from working with children in the public schools.  Schools would be required to check state and federal criminal records when…

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  • Test Scandal in Atlanta Brings More Guilty Pleas

    The New York Times reported on Monday, January 6, 2014 regarding Dr. Beverly Hall pleading not guilty, while 17 educators pleaded guilty, and more are negotiating in a cheating scandal in Georgia. Investigators looked into allegations of widespread cheating on the 2009 state-mandated CRC Test.  44 schools and 178 teachers and principals have been implicated…

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  • Father Sues Elite Washington School, Saying Psychologist Had Affair With His Wife

    In May 2011, Jenny Anderson reports in the New York Times about the lawsuit filed by a father against the Sidwell Friends school psychologist claiming he had an affair with his wife while treating his daughter.  Sidwell school is best known for educating the Obama children and Alumni include Chelsea Clinton and the Nixon Children. …

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  • Prep School Scandals

    Robert Kennedy provides a brief summation of various school scandal articles that he had previously written.  He refers to scandals at the Selwyn House, Lower Canada College, Academy X, Milton Academy, and more.  To read more, utilize the source link below. A Look Into the Less-Than-Perfect World of Private Schools Every school, public or private,…

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  • Newmyer v. Huntington and Sidwell Friends School

    Scribd provides scanned readable copies of filed court documents.  The source link below will guide you to the original filings of Newmyer v. Huntington and Sidwell Friends School.  Utilize the source link below to read the full complaint filed in Superior Court of the District of Columbia Civil Division.

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  • Trial Date Set, Bob Woodward Subpoenaed in Sidwell Friends Sex Counselor Case

    April 2013, The Washingtonian reports the lawsuit between Newmyer and Sidewall Friends School has a date set for trial. Newmyer filed suit against the former school psychologist, claiming the psychologist had an affair with Newmyer's then wife, Tara Mehrbach, while treating his then 5 year old daughter.  The lawsuit has potential for high-profile families to testify.…

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  • Faculty to be removed at LA sex scandal school

    February 2012, CBS news reported in Los Angeles, the two day closing of an elementary school, while the entire staff is investigated and replaced, among allegations of sexual abuse.  This decision follows the arrest of Mark Berndt and Martin Springer, educators at Miramonte Elementary School.  Dozens of parents protested in front of the main doors…

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  • Prep School Scandals

    Robert Kennedy produced an article about prep school scandals (A look into the less-than-perfect world of private schools).  Kennedy writes: Here's a brief look at some incidents which have occurred in private schools over the years. Incoming Students at The Landon School Caught in Embarrassing Activities Rector of St. Paul's School Retires New Sex Scandal…

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  • A Brief History of Boarding-School Scandals

    October 2013, Vanity Fair published an article outlining boarding schools who have been in the public eye for the real tales and scandals of the academic facilities and the much darker histories.  The article written by Alex Polkinghorn looks at 20 years of sex, drug, and bullying scandals at some of the most prestigious secondary…

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