News

Penn State gets report on federal Sandusky probe

Written by The Associated Press | Jul 15, 2013 1:42 PM
Thumbnail image for Pennsylvania State University old main

(State College) -- Penn State says it's received a preliminary report from the federal government regarding whether its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse allegations complied with campus crime reporting requirements.

Penn State says neither it nor the US Department of Education can release information about the report at this time.

The school says its officials have given federal reviewers access to the records they've requested.

Prosecutors allege high-ranking university officials failed to properly report suspected abuse of children by Sandusky, a retired assistant football coach at the school.

The law, called the Clery Act, requires universities to publish annual reports and maintain a daily crime log. It's named for Jeanne Clery, a 19-year-old Lehigh University freshman who was raped and killed in a campus residence hall in 1986.

Published in News

Tagged under , , ,

back to top

Post a comment

Support for witf is provided by:

Become a witf sponsor today »

witf's Public Insight Network

Grave 43: Remembering Pony

National Edward R. Murrow Awards

DuPont Columbia Awards

Support Local Journalism

Latest News from NPR

Support for witf is provided by:

Become a witf sponsor today »