Mandated Reporting

Read: N.C. School Employees Must Now Be Trained to Spot Sex Trafficking, Abuse

N.C. School Employees Must Now Be Trained to Spot Sex Trafficking, Abuse

The training should cover prevention, how sexual predators groom their victims, warning signs, how to intervene, legal responsibilities and resources that can provide assistance.

Read: New Texas Law Requires All College Employees Report Sexual Abuse

New Texas Law Requires All College Employees Report Sexual Abuse

Under the new law, employees could face misdemeanor charges and be fired for failing to report alleged sexual abuse by students or staff.

Read: 3 Former School Employees Indicted for Abuse of 6 Non-Verbal Students

3 Former School Employees Indicted for Abuse of 6 Non-Verbal Students

Two of the former employees allegedly abused the students while the other, a principal, did not report suspected abuse complaints from other staff members.

Read: 4 Iowa School Districts Settle with Sexual Abuse Victim for $650K

4 Iowa School Districts Settle with Sexual Abuse Victim for $650K

Three of the districts knew that the former teacher and coach had a history of sexually abusing his students, but the information was not passed on to his future employers.

Read: Report: University of Idaho Responded Inadequately to Alleged Assault Claims

Report: University of Idaho Responded Inadequately to Alleged Assault Claims

A University of Idaho diver filed a sexual assault complaint against a football player who had previous complaints filed against him.

Read: Former Baylor Coach, President Paid Millions After Sexual Assault Scandal

Former Baylor Coach, President Paid Millions After Sexual Assault Scandal

After being dismissed from their positions, former football coach Art Briles received $15.1 million and former president Ken Starr received $4.52 million in a settlement with Baylor.

Read: 20 Alumnae Allege Sexual Abuse at San Jose Presentation High School

20 Alumnae Allege Sexual Abuse at San Jose Presentation High School

A petition signed by nearly 5,000 former Presentation High School students demands an independent investigation into the school’s handling of reported sexual abuse dating back 30 years.

Read: Former Ohio ‘Principal of the Year’ Indicted on Sex Charges

Former Ohio ‘Principal of the Year’ Indicted on Sex Charges

The former ‘Principal of the Year’ began as a language arts teacher in 2005 and was promoted in 2016 to a district administrative position.

Read: Report: Conn. School District Inadequately Responded to Child Abuse Allegations

Report: Conn. School District Inadequately Responded to Child Abuse Allegations

The report began after a school district employee was charged for allegedly inappropriately texting a 13-year-old student.

Read: Will Mandated Reporting Laws Help Victims of Campus Sexual Violence?

Will Mandated Reporting Laws Help Victims of Campus Sexual Violence?

At least four states are co
nsidering or have enacted college mandated reporting laws, and campuses may choose to implement this practice regardless of the law. But does MR actually work?

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