Attorney says sexual abuse in schools is epidemic

From Rusty Pugh and Jody Brown and One News Now.

“An attorney who investigates cases of sexual abuse in schools says there’s an epidemic of sexual crimes in America’s public schools, but the problem is largely ignored.

The findings of a seven-month investigation by Associated Press reporters reveal that from 2001 to 2005, the teaching credentials of more than 2,500 educators nationwide were revoked, denied, surrendered, or sanctioned following allegations of sexual misconduct. The investigation, chronicled by the news agency in a mid-October report, states that young people were the victims in at least 1,801 of the cases — and more than 80 percent of those were students.”

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