According to a report released today by the Special Commissioner of Investigation, former Progress High assistant principal William Abreu raped a 17-year-old in his office in 2009. Abreu and Juan Martinez, an after-school program employee at Progress, also sexually abused students in 2011. (This is the second report implicating Abreu—a 2012 report found that he made inappropriate sexual remarks to three 15-year-olds.)
A DOE spokesperson called their actions “reprehensible,” and said that William Abreu is currently suspended without pay and that the DOE is seeking his termination. Juan Martinez is now ineligible to work for the Department of Education.
Time for another look: Mulgrew’s recent faceoff with Campbell Brown over teacher sexual abuse.