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News4 I-Team: Teachers Admit Misconduct, Keep Jobs

News4 I-Team: Teachers Admit Misconduct, Keep Jobs

A News4 I-Team investigation into teachers who admitted to misconduct with students but kept their licenses for years and how those reports prompted reviews and new legislation.

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Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
Find Information About Teacher Licenses in Maryland, Virginia

Find Information About Teacher Licenses in Maryland, Virginia

The departments of education in Virginia and Maryland allow the public to see the status of teachers' licenses online. Read More

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017
School Admin. Accused of Sex Abuse Gets New Principal Job

School Admin. Accused of Sex Abuse Gets New Principal Job

A failure by a Virginia child protective services agency allowed a school administrator accused of sexually abusing a young girl to find a new job as an assistant principal, an investigation by the News4 I-Team found. Read More

Monday, Jun 5, 2017
Md. Posts Publicly About Teachers Whose Licenses Are Revoked

Md. Posts Publicly About Teachers Whose Licenses Are Revoked

Maryland state education officials publicly posted the names of all teachers whose licenses have been revoked. Read More

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
DC, Md., Va. Don't List Why Teachers' Licenses Are Revoked

DC, Md., Va. Don't List Why Teachers' Licenses Are Revoked

Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., lag behind other states in what they release to the public about teachers accused of misconduct. Read More

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017
Teacher Cleared of Sex Assault of Student Surrenders License

Teacher Cleared of Sex Assault of Student Surrenders License

A Fairfax County teacher who was acquitted in a high-profile trial of illegally touching a female student has lost his teaching license and is again facing accusations of inappropriate conduct with young girls. Read More

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
Va. Gov. McAuliffe Signs Teacher Misconduct Reporting Law

Va. Gov. McAuliffe Signs Teacher Misconduct Reporting Law

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed the new teacher misconduct reporting law prompted by a News4 I-Team investigation showing Fairfax County Public Schools waited years before revoking the teaching licenses of four educators... Read More

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
Va. Urges Districts to Check Status of Teacher Misconduct

Va. Urges Districts to Check Status of Teacher Misconduct

The Virginia Board of Education ordered every school district in the commonwealth to double check their books and ensure they've properly revoked the licenses of every teacher who's admitted sexual misconduct with a student. Read More

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
New Va. Effort to Strip Teachers' Licenses After Misconduct

New Va. Effort to Strip Teachers' Licenses After Misconduct

Virginia legislators formally proposed a series of new legislative efforts to ensure teachers are promptly stripped of their licenses for sexually assaulting students. Read More

Monday, Dec 19, 2016
Va. Teachers Accused of Sexual Misconduct Kept Licenses

Va. Teachers Accused of Sexual Misconduct Kept Licenses

Several teachers accused of misconduct with students in Fairfax County kept their teaching licenses for years. Read More

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