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Sexual Harassment: It's Not Academic. Harassment-Free Hallways. HRW: Hatred in the Hallways.
It took almost a decade and another set of students to come forward before he would leave the classroom. A jury acquitted Massey. In the years after the trial, he groped at least three students at the charter schools that hired him, court records show, before he was again charged — and this time convicted. The chaos of that relationship has followed the student into adulthood.
In recent weeks, stories of sexual assault and harassment—concerning well-known people abusing high-profile positions of power—have dominated the news cycle. For a number of reasons, these stories could lead to an increased number of student disclosures of assaulted, privately or during class discussion. Students may, for example, recognize how they have been sexually assault or harassed by someone in a position of power or a position meant to be nurturing, responsible or parental.
It is, many believe, a watershed cultural moment. Has it touched your community or school? How have you and your students responded?
Record numbers of teachers are being banned from the classroom for sexual misconduct, The Independent can reveal. A third of teachers struck off last year were involved in sex-related cases, and in the highest numbers for three years, according to exclusive new figures. More were banned for sexual misconduct last year alone, than were forced out of the profession because of alcohol, drugs or violence in total during the last five years.
Board Participants Work to Correct the Record. By Mark Keierleber February 6, One student was raped 40 times by a volunteer coach with four previous felony convictions.
Teachers are with children and adolescents for several hours a day. This means that they have an ethical responsibility to be alert to signs that a student may be subjected to violence or abuse. A teacher can directly affect the life of a child experiencing abuse by talking about certain secrets that should not be kept secret.
Although child sexual abuse CSA is recognized as a serious violation of human well-being and of the law, no community has yet developed mechanisms that ensure that none of their youth will be sexually abused. CSA is, sadly, an international problem of great magnitude that can affect children of all ages, sexes, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic classes. Upon invitation, this current publication aims at providing a brief overview of a few lessons we have learned from CSA scholarly research as to heighten awareness of mental health professionals on this utmost important and widespread social problem. This overview will focus on the prevalence of CSA, the associated mental health outcomes, and the preventive strategies to prevent CSA from happening in the first place.