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Resource ID: #16285
Subject: Teachers
Source: WSB-TV (Atlanta)
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Date: Nov. 4-5, 1999

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WSB-TV "examined Georgia's Inmate, Probation and Parole database and checked it against the state's education employee database. We found almost 3,000 convicted criminals working in Georgia schools. Our series focused on teachers with felonies. It turns out there is no system in place to check teachers' records once they are employed with the state. If they were hired before 1994, there's no system in place to check them at all...."

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