INSTITUTIONS HAVE A FISCAL INCENTIVE TO NOT REPORT ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL ABUSE.
April 15, 2014 Summary: In the wake of several sexual abuse cases, most notably in the Catholic Church and in several universities and public schools, a troubling trend has emerged – that these institutions might benefit financially by not reporting allegations of sexual abuse. There are factors in place that give this assertion credibility....Read More
AN EDUCATOR’S GUIDE TO PREVENTING SEXUAL MISCONDUCT
April 15, 2014 Summary: The vast majority of educators are hard-working, decent people who genuinely invest themselves into the future of our children. They are the first responders for those few educators who do not respect the boundary between teacher and student. These warning signs, tips, and training resources are an excellent step to...Read More
TO A SEXUAL PREDATOR, SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN ARE LOW-HANGING FRUIT
Summary: With the recent arrest of a special education teacher in West Virginia on allegations of sexual abuse, the ugly reality that special needs children are at a greater risk of abuse than the average child rears its head. There are several reasons this happens Last month, a special education teacher was arrested in...Read More
ALLEGED FLORIDA CHILD MOLESTER MIGHT WALK FROM CHARGES BECAUSE HIS ACCUSER IS A FOUR-YEAR-OLD GIRL.
April 15, 2014 Summary: A former teacher was arrested last week for allegedly sexually molesting a four-year-old girl. The story is compelling, but the accusations stem entirely from the girl’s testimony which can make this case difficult to stand up in court. This means a possible child molester could walk away clean from the...Read More
CULTURE OF SILENCE ROCKED AN L.A. SCHOOL. THE SUPERINTENDENT SMASHED IT IN HISTORIC FASHION
April 15, 2014 Summary: Only months after assuming his position as the Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the largest school district in the country, John Deasy had to react to a child sexual abuse scandal at Miramonte Elementary School that indicted two teachers. Instead of relying on a cumbersome process to...Read More
Organizations for Good: S.E.S.A.M.E.
About S.E.S.A.M.E. S.E.S.A.M.E., or Stop Educator Sexual Abuse Misconduct & Exploitation, is a leading national organization that works to prevent sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment of students by teachers and other school staff. S.E.S.A.M.E. provides support for survivors of sexual abuse, as well as their friends and families.S.E.S.A.M.E. also strives to educate teachers and...Read More
Another LAUSD Student May Have Been Victim of Sexual Misconduct
By Mia Taylor SAN DIEGO – Yet another student in the Los Angeles Unified School District appears to have been the victim of an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teacher. News reports today say that a female teacher at Garden Gove Elementary School has been placed on administrative leave while a police investigation is...Read More
Steve Estey Interviewed by Ringler Radio
Child sex abuse lawyer Steve Estey was recently interviewed by Ringler Radio host Larry Cohen along and co-host Manny J. Valdez, Jr. The case involved a 10 year old boy who was repeatedly molested by his 5th grade teacher, Forrest Stobbe at Queen Anne Elementary School. You can hear Steve talk about the L.A.U.S.D...Read More