It is a very dangerous thing to have people in authority who have legal responsibilities then look away or shrug when behavior issues between staff and children are brought to their attention. It is a danger to the accuser, the accused, the child(ren) and to our district. Everyone needs protection and attention must be paid.
There are two huge reasons why this particular case is concerning.
One, we have past history - damning, troubling and ultimately, costly history - that this district has turned away from these kinds of investigations. From the Times' article (bold/color mine):
The release of the report comes as district officials have recently acknowledged their current policy regarding