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Broken Trust

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Las Vegas teacher fights loss of job for watching porn

A teacher at Northwest Career and Technical Academy won’t be getting his job back after being fired for watching porn on a school computer in September, district officials say.

Parents, teachers clash at CCSD meeting to address sexual misconduct

Public clashes over extent of electronic communication between students, teachers during roundtable discussion Thursday night on the Clark County School District’s first-ever social media policy.

CCSD prepares to take draft sexual misconduct policy public

Expert signed on to be guest speaker at school district roundtable on Thursday to publicly unveil draft policy on staff-student relationships and communication says “crisis” is also an “opportunity.”

CCSD seeks balance in setting social media, texting policy

As the Clark County School Board works to address a spate of sexual misconduct between staff and students, developing a policy on electronic communication is emerging as a complicated and controversial issue.

Most CCSD trustees open to contract changes to address sexual misconduct

Four members of seven-member Clark County School Board indicate they would consider trying to renegotiate a clause in the union contract that allows teachers with a history of bad behavior to move from one school to another.

Training failures major cause of CCSD sexual misconduct crisis

The Clark County School District has no social media or text-messaging policies for employee-student communications and heavily relies on a vague, outdated video to educate employees about sexual misconduct, a Review-Journal investigation has found.

Flawed Nevada, CCSD checks expose students to sexual predators

People who work in Nevada’s public schools are supposed to have clean records. They’re fingerprinted and screened at the local, state and national levels for criminal histories — but the process is far from foolproof.

Sex misconduct in CCSD is a system-wide crisis of broken trust

A three-part Review-Journal investigation finds sexual misconduct in the Clark County School District stems predominantly from three issues: the district’s contract with the teachers’ union, loopholes in background checks and insufficient employee training.