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Broward School Board Considers Zero Tolerance Sexual Harassment Policy

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Taimy Alvarez
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South Florida Sun Sentinel
Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie plans to ring back a tougher sexual harassment policy to the School Board.

Broward teachers and other school employees may soon get no more second chances if they sexually harass students.

Any employees investigated for this behavior would be removed from the classroom immediately, and if an investigation substantiates the claims, they would be fired, under a proposed policy change School Board members called for Tuesday.

The request comes after at least two employees were allowed to keep their jobs, even though investigations found their behavior with students inappropriate.

Read more at the Sun Sentinel.