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Lawsuit: Red flags raised about school volunteer's behavior

A lawsuit filed against Prince George’s County Public Schools claims that the predatory behavior of a volunteer aide, who is now facing child sex abuse and pornography charges, was well known by students, teachers and parents and even reported to the school’s principal.

Principal on leave after aide arrested | Volunteer school aide charged with making child porn
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