News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Metro RTA

Greater Akron Chamber


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Education


Steubenville superintendent suspended, charges pre-date August 2012 rape
School board puts three on administrative leave; volunteer coach is not longer affiliated
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


Web Editor
M.L. Schultze
 
The indictments Ohio AG Mike DeWine announced Monday include charges that predate teh August 2012 attack.
Download (WKSU Only)
In The Region:

The Steubenville school board has suspended its superintendent, a principal and a coach after they were changed with roles in the alleged cover-up of a rape by two high school football players. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze has more on the next step in a case that’s drawn national attention.

LISTEN: Next steps for Steubenville

Other options:
Windows Media / MP3 Download (0:53)


The board met in an emergency session Monday, just a few hours after Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine revealed the indictments by a special grand jury against Superintendent Michael McVey and others.

McVey is facing felony charges of obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence. And prosecutors say some of that is tied to a separate assault that allegedly occurred four months before August 2012 incident that drew national attention to the town.

McVey has been with the district for 16 years, starting as an assistant high school principal. He was appointed superintendent five years ago after Richard Ranallo retired. Now the board is bringing Ranallo back as an interim, while the criminal case plays out.

Like McVey,  elementary school principal Lynnett Gorman and strength coach and special education teacher Seth Fluharty have been suspended  with pay. They each face misdemeanor charges that they failed to report suspected child abuse.  A volunteer coach accused on allowing underage drinking during the August 2012 party is no longer affiliated with Steubenville.

Add Your Comment
Name:

Location:

E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


Comments:




 
Page Options

Print this page

E-Mail this page / Send mp3

Share on Facebook




Stories with Recent Comments

Northeast Ohio undocumented immigrants praying for a miracle
Stop it, just stop it. They are not undocumented but illegal aliens. I live in a 'sanctuary' city and it's not pretty. Dahlberg is a notorious trouble maker in ...

Ohio survey shows low-income people are choosing phones over food
Where is this study published? no sign of it on google scholar. is there a cite

The Akron Sound rocks the porches
fabulous group interview! you covered so much in so little time. wish i could be there for porch rockr.

Head of Ohio Dems says Kasich administration is lying about Suarez contacts
when Kasich's mouth is open , he's lying. Look what he did at Lehmans brothers and then lied about it all during the campaign. If a GOP didn't lie, he or she ...

Canton's Basilica of St. John absorbs news of the pope at morning Mass
Hello Chris,Marina,and Patrice, I just read this article and you all look great. I'm on facebook Jean Dutcher in blue and white stripped blouse. I"M so glad to ...

Exploradio: Avoiding the 'acting-white' trap
Growing-up black and being black should not determine that you will not speak well or will not be a high achiever in your goals in life.But society te nds to la...

Charter-school supporters to rally at Statehouse
I am on the bus now headed to the rally. Horizon is an excellent school. My son is is 7 th grade. The teachers and administrators are top notch and spend so m...

Former Nursing Home Land Added to Parks
In addition, LED technology also plays a very important role in advertising- LED placard is very, very useful for shop owners.

Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments on school funding
That's not true. Other school districts HAVE followed this law and done this. Oakhills is one of them and how they were able to provide technology for their s...

Death and beauty at Cleveland's Museum of Contemporary Art
What a disgusting story to air at lunch time.

Copyright © 2014 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University