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How to See Which Teachers Have Had Licenses Revoked

You can learn if a teacher's license was revoked and why. News4's Scott MacFarlane shows how to do so in Maryland and Virginia. It's tougher to do in D.C.

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Monday, Apr 9, 2018
Bill to Address Sex Abuse in Schools Fails in Md. House

Bill to Address Sex Abuse in Schools Fails in Md. House

Maryland legislators ended their 2018 session without passing a high-profile bill to protect against child sex abuse in schools. Read More

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018
Inquiry Into Md. Dept. of Ed. Decision on Background Checks

Inquiry Into Md. Dept. of Ed. Decision on Background Checks

A group of state legislators launched a formal inquiry into a decision by the Maryland State Department of Education to stop using a national teacher license background check service in 2015 and 2016. Read More

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Teacher Who Lost License in Fla. Taught in 2 Md. Districts

Teacher Who Lost License in Fla. Taught in 2 Md. Districts

A music teacher who lost his Florida teaching license for sending inappropriate text messages to a female student avoided detection in Maryland and twice secured positions in Maryland school districts, according to an investigation... Read More

Friday, Jan 26, 2018
Ex-DC Teacher Gets 3 Years for Sex Abuse of Student

Ex-DC Teacher Gets 3 Years for Sex Abuse of Student

A former Washington, D.C., charter school teacher was sentenced to three years in prison for sexually abusing a student. Read More

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018
Va. Senate Approves House Bills on Teachers Who Abuse Kids

Va. Senate Approves House Bills on Teachers Who Abuse Kids

The Virginia Senate approved two House bills requiring notification when teachers are found to have abused children. Scott MacFarlane reports.

Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Teacher Gets 8 Years for Sexually Assaulting 6 Students

Teacher Gets 8 Years for Sexually Assaulting 6 Students

A D.C. elementary school teacher was sentenced to eight years in prison for sexually assaulting six of his students. Read More

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
D.C. Police, Attorney General Investigate Public Charter School for Not Reporting Teacher's Suspected Sex Offense at Prior School

D.C. Police, Attorney General Investigate Public Charter School for Not Reporting Teacher's Suspected Sex Offense at Prior School

A Washington, D.C., public charter school is under investigation by D.C. police and D.C.’s attorney general for failure to report a suspected sex offense by a teacher, according to officials with each agency. Read More

Monday, Oct 30, 2017
Ex-DC Charter School Teacher Guilty of Sex Abuse of Student

Ex-DC Charter School Teacher Guilty of Sex Abuse of Student

A former Washington, D.C., charter school teacher pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old student. Read More

Monday, Oct 30, 2017
Ex-High School Security Director Gets 18 Mos. for Sex Abuse

Ex-High School Security Director Gets 18 Mos. for Sex Abuse

A Montgomery County judge sentenced a former director of security at a Maryland high school to 18 months in prison for the sex abuse of a student. Read More

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