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Montgomery Co. school system launches investigation into principal after allegations of sexual harassment

August 14, 2023

A Montgomery County, Maryland, high school principal is reportedly on extended leave over complaints of bullying and sexual harassment from a number of people, including teachers. The Washington Post reported Joel Beidleman, who had been promoted to run Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville in June, was placed on leave after the Post submitted questions to the school system about his reported harassment. According to the Post, Beidleman is the subject of at least 18 verbal or written reports submitted to the school district over the past seven years.

Article Source: WTOP

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