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2 boarding school officials resign amid sex abuse claims


April 30, 2017

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two former headmasters at a prestigious Connecticut boarding school have resigned as life trustees after a report that alleged teachers had sexually abused students, school officials said.

According to a spokeswoman for Choate Rosemary hall, Charles Dey resigned from the position Thursday. He led the Wallingford private school from 1973 to 1991. Edward Shanahan resigned Friday. He was headmaster from 1991 to 2011.

All former Choate headmasters receive the life trustee designation, spokeswoman Lorraine Connelly said.

"We thank Mr. Dey and Mr. Shanahan for their co...

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