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The board of St. Andrew’s has recently hired a lawyer with experience defending schools against sex abuse charges. The board asks parents to report charges of sex abuse to the lawyer. One parent has criticized the board, saying the investigation harms the reputation of the school.
Working as an assistant priest, Daniels had counselling at the instruction of the then bishop, Robert Davies, and was told to amend his behaviour. He was allowed to keep working and was later promoted to roles including a position as head of the General Synod Youth Commission.
A choir director and clergy person who left St. George’s Preparatory School in Rhode Island went on to full careers in schools and parish ministry, some of which had been contacted by victims. In addition, allegations at St. George’s now extend as late as 2004. And there are allegations of a culture of student male on male rape.
An investigation by St. George’s School has found that a total of 23 students were sexually abused by three school employees in the 1970s and ’80s, according to a draft of a report provided to the Globe Wednesday evening. The perpetrators were fired, but the prep school did not report them at the time to child protection services, as mandated by law. – Boston Globe, December 23, 2015
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