- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Failure to cite professional code as evidence was error, but not fatal error
- Remote exam proctoring violates civil rights, California ACLU maintains
- FBI: Impostors posing as regulators threaten medical licensees nationwide with license suspension
- Case against board for refusal to retroactively renew license can continue
- Therapy degree is insufficient for general counseling license, but requiring degree to mention “counseling” is arbitrary
Maine's criminal background check system for school workers has been placed under intense scrutiny after a teacher who was working without credentials was accused of sexually assaulting a student under his care. As a result of this blunder, the Maine Sunday Telegram/Portland Press Herald requested a list from the Department of Education of all public school employees in Maine who do not have credentials. Three months later, rather than providing the requested list, the DOE informed the news outlets that they had found . . .
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