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Ex-principal sentenced to jail for not reporting child abuse


April 29, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Omaha Public Schools principal who failed to immediately report to authorities inappropriate behavior by a teacher was sentenced Monday to two weeks in jail.

Douglas County District Judge Thomas Otepka also imposed a year of probation on Eric Nelson, the former principal of Fontenelle Elementary, for misdemeanor failure to report child abuse, the Omaha World-Herald reported.

Nelson was ordered to begin serving his term on Tuesday.

Six girls said they were assaulted by Greg Sedlacek, a former teacher who is now serving 40 to 65 years in prison for sexually assau...

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