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Inside the Fight to Make Public School Misconduct Records Public

In November, Voice of San Diego asked every public school district in the county for records involving substantiated instances of employee sexual misbehavior. Twenty districts claimed to have no records, one denied the request outright, three are still gathering records and three more were taken to court by current or former teachers. At the heart of the legal battle is an uncomfortable question: How much does the public get to know about the people educating their children?