Sephardi Lady has a very important pair of posts up regarding the ability (or lack thereof) of private schools in New York to run background checks on prospective employees, including sexual predator checks. Excerpt:
Here is the first message from Mr. Elliot Pasik:Posts I & II. Please help.
Please pardon the long hiatus, but I have a good reason. Together with some friends, I've been working on getting a new law in New York State that will allow all nonpublic schools to fingerprint their employees, and run FBI national criminal background checks. In this manner, our schools can avoid hiring convicted sex offenders and other dangerous criminals who should not be working near children.