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  • Fearing misconduct, lawmakers consider opening teacher personnel files

    Sofia Jeremias,|Sep 15, 2022

    Spurred by constituent accounts of harassment and bullying by teachers and coaches, the Legislature’s Joint Education Committee debated Tuesday how to best hold K-12 employees accountable when they behave inappropriately with students. “I think we have instances where we need to do a better job of looking out for the safety of our kids,” said Sen. Affie Ellis (R-Cheyenne). “We need to figure out a better process so that parents and students have confidence in these institutions.” Ellis proposed two pieces of draft legislation to address t...