It’s the Law: “Passing the Trash”

By Perry Zirkel Principal, March/April 2013 Sexual harassment has become a major source of education litigation. In these cases, the alleged harasser is a school employee (most often a teacher), and the frequency of these liability suits calls to mind the recent tragic spate of clergy abuse cases. Similar to the church practice revealed in some of these cases, the disturbing “solution” in some school cases is to move the teacher to another school.