Proposed Oregon law would tighten system to catch, punish educators who engage in sexual...

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    Proposed Oregon law would tighten system to catch, punish educators who engage in sexual misconduct

    The Oregon Legislature is weighing a bill that would close loopholes and fix weaknesses in state rules that allowed a longtime educator to repeatedly dodge accusations of sexual misconduct in the state’s largest school district. Senate Bill 155 would strengthen the state teacher licensing agency’s powers to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct by codifying many of its rules into law and broadening its jurisdiction to cover staff, contractors and volunteers working directly with students, not just licensed educators. It would also mandate creation of a database of the agency’s ongoing and completed investigations, available for school districts to research potential ...


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