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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Public Record Show ... School Received Up to 30 Warnings About Teacher Sex Abuser

Public records obtained by The Seattle Times for this story indicate that the Seattle School District received as many as 30 different warnings that a teacher was acting sexually inappropriately with young students. (The District says it received 5 warnings.) The District admitted liability and settled a civil law suit for $3 million.

Some teachers in another case actually argued that the public has no legitimate interest in obtaining the release of public records with the names of teachers accused of sexual misconduct. No legitimate public interest. Think about that.