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Carly Sitrin February 14, Right now, teachers accused of sexual misconduct can change schools without a report about their behavior following them Credit: The school system immediately takes action by suspending the teacher but also agrees to a nondisclosure agreement that allows the teacher to resign and find a job elsewhere without informing their new employer about the allegations.
The Assembly Education committee debated the issue for nearly two hours on Tuesday, as legislators considered what wording would lead to always supporting the child, rather than the adult, and if that was appropriate.
The committee was considering a package of bills addressing sexual misconduct and sexual assault in New Jersey schools, and they were split over language, but eventually voted to release the bills to the floor. Package of four bills The series of four bills released Tuesday would require school districts to adopt sexual-abuse education and awareness programs as part of the Core Curriculum Content Standards; develop a curriculum centered on the consequences of sending sexually explicit material through social media; mandate instruction in the intricacies of consent; and require schools to look into sexual abuse history of potential employees.
The NJEA testified that it was in support of the bills but objected to the wording, since it could deny teachers due process. The legislation comes amid the national MeToo movement drawing attention to the sexual misconduct of powerful men in the public eye, including Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and Olympic physician Larry Nassar.
As is being discussed nationally, a question in the legislative debate is when to believe a child, rather than an adult.
Child advocates expressed alarm that an adult would be believed over a child. Legislation similar to the current bills died in the State House last year when the NJEA declined to take an official position.
The issue of building in more protections for those accused of sexual misconduct reflects a long and controversial debate about how best to deal with sexual assault allegations.
In their efforts to encourage survivors to speak out, NJCASA established a confidential statewide hour crisis hotline for victims of sexual assault. That number is Murphy himself has said that if legislation closing the sexual predator loophole comes across his desk, he will sign it.
The legislation is scheduled for a vote on Thursday.Jun 20, · Children walk past the St. John Vianney Residence for Retired Priests in Rutherford. The Archdiocese of Newark has quietly placed alleged sexual predators there without informing neighbors.
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Your child tells you they were abused by their teacher, a sexual predator, and you bring this to the school administration. The school system immediately takes action by suspending the teacher but.
Sep 22, · Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivering a speech in Washington this week. On Friday she rescinded Obama-era guidelines on campus sexual assault investigations. The Florida Sexual Predators Act (1) SHORT TITLEThis section may be cited as "The Florida Sexual Predators Act." (2) DEFINITIONSAs used in this section, the term: (a) "Chief of police" means the chief law enforcement officer of a municipality.