Local teachers accused of failing to report child abuse
DAVIE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A couple of local teachers are being charged for ignoring a sexual attack on a special needs student.
Cathy Schwartz and Mirtha Fernandez stand accused of failing to report child abuse.
Officials said, back in 2011, a freshman at Western High in Davie wrote she was raped by an ex-boyfriend. She detailed the attack in an essay which was part of a class assignment.
The victim's mom said she was outraged the teachers did not say anything.
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