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GAO Released Report on Selected Cases of Public and Private Schools’ Hiring of Individuals with Histories of Sexual Misconduct

On December 8, 2010, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its report: “Selected Cases of Public and Private Schools that Hired or Retained Individuals with Histories of Sexual Misconduct”. The GAO was asked to examine the circumstances surrounding cases where … Read more

Attorney General and Office of the Child Advocate Issue Report on School Districts and DCF Reports

Recently the Connecticut Attorney General and Office of the Child Advocate released a report entitled, “Protecting our Children: Improving Protections for Children when Allegations are made that School System Personnel Abused and/or Neglected Children.”  This report is based on the … Read more

Attorney Interviews of School Employees Protected by Privilege

A federal appeals court recently held that the interview notes of attorneys hired by a public school to investigate allegations of suspected sexual abuse of students by a teacher were protected by the attorney client and work product privilege from … Read more

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