Sean Britton

Illinois Supreme Court Ruling
2:11 pm
Thu August 9, 2012

Schools Must Share Info About Employee Sex Abuse Allegations

The Justices of the Illinois Supreme Court
State of Illinois

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled a school district that suspended a teacher because of allegations of sexual misconduct had a duty to warn another district where  the teacher later found work.

Jon  White was twice suspended from his teaching job in Normal. But the  McLean County school district did not disclose that when the Urbana  schools asked to verify White's employment.

White was eventually convicted of abusing eight girls in Urbana and two  in  Normal. He will spend most of the next 30 years in prison.

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