Do We Ever Learn?

The headline above the fold says, “
Schools cut secret deals with abusive teachers

It would take months for the agency that licenses Oregon teachers to discipline a Salem-area teacher for inappropriately touching at least eight girls.

To get Kenneth John Cushing, then 44, away from Claggett Creek Middle School students immediately, administrators cut him a deal: If Cushing resigned, they would conceal his alleged conduct — clutching students’ waists, touching their buttocks and massaging their shoulders — from the public.

Isn’t this the same thing the Catholic Church did to miscreant priests?

Teachers Salem, OR Mover Mike

One Response to “Do We Ever Learn?”

  1. Don’t even get me started. This is one of those issues that can send me on a tirade.

    A couple of years ago the Seattle times did an excellent and long overdue series of articles on this subject.

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