Friday, November 11, 2011

#ChildAbuse #Sandusky : Investigation Into Penn State

The Education Department is investigating whether Pennsylvania State University failed to report incidents of sexual abuse on campus, as required by federal law, the department announced Wednesday.

Colleges and universities must report the number of crimes on campus and provide warnings in a timely manner if safety is threatened.

The university's former assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky, has been charged with molesting eight boys in 15 years. Some of the abuse allegedly occurred in the university's football complex.

Two university officials were arrested on charges they failed to notify authorities after being told about an incident and have since been pushed out. Tim Curley, the athletic director, and Gary Schultz, a vice president, have maintained they are innocent, as has Sandusky

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