What schools can learn from Harrington’s sex assault case

Friday, February 7, 2014

Parents in Harrington, Maine reacted with understandable anger and frustration when they learned an 11-year-old charged with sexually assaulting an 8-year-old was allowed to remain in the same school as his alleged victim.

Many kept their children home in protest; they held a long meeting with the superintendent; a school board member resigned; and a petition is asking for a review of School Administrative District 37’s policies.

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