Kansas City Plaza Academy Admin Returns Despite Allegations & Outcry

Concerns from parents in this progressive enclave earn public radio coverage . . . Here's the basics of the story:

Police weren’t notified of the assault for months, when the victim's mother alerted authorities. After obtaining records from the school, detectives discovered that “the school was notified of the incident on 02/27/2023, and it was not hotlined until 05/05/2023,” according to court documents. KCPD began its investigation May 5, 2023. Worley was charged in Jackson County on September 27, 2023.

After a court hearing last year, the mother of the victim told KCUR her student is now in another private school.

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Kansas City school administrator accused of failing to report sexual assault is still working

Ward Worley, executive director of Plaza Academy, was charged in September with a misdemeanor. Because it's a private school, the state has no oversight on personnel issues. The mother of the victim has since enrolled her child at a different school.