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Sexual Misconduct in the School System

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Sexual Misconduct in the School System

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A recent investigation by the Associated Press found that more than 2,500 educators in the United States were punished for sexual misconduct between 2001 and 2005. Guests explain why sex abuse often goes unreported and discuss the steps that are being taken to address misconduct by teachers.

Guests:

Charol Shakeshaft, professor and chairperson in the department of educational leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University

Caroline Hendrie, senior editor for Education Week

Joseph J. Cirasuolo, chief operating officer of the American Association of School Administrators

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