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Council ‘missed opportunity’ to pressure MCPS for independent investigation, members say

August 25, 2023

The Montgomery County Council whiffed this week on a chance to pressure the school board into a truly independent investigation of the sexual harassment allegations against longtime principal Joel Beidleman, several council members told MoCo360. Five councilmembers reported feeling blindsided and rushed by a letter circulated Monday by Councilmember Dawn Luedtke (D-Dist. 7) calling for a higher-level investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Beidleman and the school district’s handling of those claims.

Article Source: MOCO360

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