A sex abuse scandal at a prestigious Bay Area high school. Hear from former students who reveal their stories of abuse for the first time. Did school leaders bury, forget or ignore their claims? To see our full series of reports, click here for our series page "Failure to Report." Or copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Failure-to-Report-479189323.html.
The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office is again declining to file charges against a former water polo coach at a prestigious San Jose Catholic school for girls accused of sexually molesting a student in 2013. In March of Read More
Presentation High School president and former principal Mary Miller has resigned. She steps down after numerous allegations she failed to report sexual abuse at the all-girls Catholic school. Read More
Allegations of sexual abuse by a teacher against an underage student led to a civil lawsuit filed Friday against a prominent South Bay high school. Read More
A former principal of Presentation High School in San Jose will retire as president of the school's board of directors at the end of the month, a spokesman for the school said Friday, in the wake of allegations by critics that she... Read More
Seven months ago NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit first uncovered what is now a wave of sexual abuse allegations by former students at a prestigious all-girls Catholic school in San Jose. On Wednesday night, graduates, parents and self-described survivors came together for a town hall meeting, and they had a message for Presentation High. Sergio Quintana reports.
The mother of a former Presentation High School student is now accusing the principal of the Catholic school for girls of failing to call police when a theater teacher was caught kissing her 16-year-old-daughter. Read More
Grace Leonis, 14, says what started out as an innocent crush on her water polo coach at Presentation High School soon spiraled completely out of control, culminating in an unwanted sexual experience in the back of her coach's car. Read More
Attorney Robert Allard says a confidentiality clause in a settlement agreement between the family of a former Presentation student and the school violated state law because the claim involved a potential sex crime against a child. Read More
San Jose police say they’re investigating whether officials at Presentation High School violated mandatory child abuse reporting laws in connection with recent allegations of sexual misconduct at the prestigious Catholic school for... Read More
We Investigate Sex Abuse Allegations at Presentation High School
A former Presentation High School student came forward last year as part of the #MeToo movement accusing a Spanish teacher of groping her and sexually assaulting a classmate nearly three decades ago. Since then, NBC Bay Area has investigated claims from more than a dozen other former students who say administrators failed to report to authorities incidents of sexual assault, harassment, and other inappropriate behavior by teachers or staff. Police are now investigating whether school officials violated mandated reporting laws.