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Tennessee Teacher Gets His License Back Despite Statutory Rape Conviction

A Tennessee teacher previously convicted of statutory rape will have his teaching license reinstated after a judge order...

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Indiana Legislative Committee Wants Repeat Background Checks for Teachers

A bill pending in the Indiana legislature could change the way that schools throughout the state complete background che...

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Missouri Considering Alert System for Public School Employees

According to a recent report from the Springfield News-Leader, Missouri education officials are thinking about implement...

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Industry News, Indiana, teacher

Indiana's Teacher Background Checks Face Damning Report

Indiana parents may be feeling a bit wary about sending their kids to school, following a damning report on the state's ...

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Industry News, Illinois, teacher

Backlash for Background Checks at the University of Illinois

There is a growing controversy behind a new employee background check policy at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champa...

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Illinois Will Soon Require Student Teachers to Undergo Teacher Background Checks

It's no secret that teachers face particularly rigorous pre-employment background checks, especially compared to other p...

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New Jersey Legislator Wants Background Checks for All Private School Employees in the State

A Hoboken, New Jersey legislators wants to propose a new background check law for private schools after video footage of...

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Connecticut Working to Expedite Background Checks for Teachers

As things currently stand in Connecticut, new teachers can sometimes wait up to 30 days for their employment background ...

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New Connecticut Legislation Could Help Shorten Gap for Teacher Background Checks

Under current Connecticut state law, teachers have up to 30 days after hiring to submit to fingerprinting and background...

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Industry News, teacher, Alaska

Anchorage Teaching Assistant Arrested and Charged for Possession of Child Pornography

Background checks are particularly important in schools, where they function as the most prominent safeguard for keeping...

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