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APNewsBreak: Another prep school finds sex abuse in its past

The Pomfret School in Connecticut has revealed that several of its teachers engaged in improper conduct with students between the 1970s and 2000s, adding its name to a list of elite boarding schools now reckoning with past sexual misconduct by educators.

Pomfret Head of School J. Timothy Richards and board of trustees Chairman Justin P. Klein sent a letter Monday to the school community detailing the results of an independent investigation into the misconduct.

The letter, obtained by The Associated Press, said the investigation found four teachers "more likely than not" engaged in sexual misconduct. One case happened in the early 1970s, one in the 1980s, one...