Tennessee responds to F grade for failing to protect students from sexual predators in schools

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    Tennessee responds to F grade for failing to protect students from sexual predators in schools

    There’s a big gap between high marks and a failing grade. State school districts received an alarming assessment as mounting reports of sexual misconduct raised red flags. Tennessee graded out an ‘F’ in a 2016 USA Today investigation into educator-student sexual misconduct in schools. A central focus of that study, the ease at which an employee with a history could move from one district to another “It was happening, yes,” says Tara Bergfeld, a legislative research analyst with the state comptroller’s office. There’s a term for it, called ‘passing the trash.’ Bergfeld co-authored a report in 2018, diving into these ...


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