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Md. schools chief calls for changes in wake of student sex abuse case

Prince George’s County schools officials will set up a new office of accountability and will roll out dozens of policy, training and even curriculum changes and in an effort to protect county students from physical and sexual abuse at the hands of adults they are supposed to trust.

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