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A Closer Look (Children at Risk) #836660

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The charges of child pornography against John Karr, the suspect in the JonBenet Ramsey murder case, noted.

(New York: Kate Snow) The questions about background checks on school teachers dealing with young children examined in light of Karr's case; details given about a report on the outcome of teachers admitting abuse in New York City. [Marion County schools in Alabama Supt. Bravell JACKSON†- talks about reports on Karr.] [Boulder district attorney Mary LACY†- says Karr was a second grade teacher in Bangkok as of this week.] [Hofstra University leadership studies professor Charol SHAKESHAFT†- talks about problems with background checks.] ["Preventing Sexual Abuse" author John LaFOND†- says it's easier to pass the problem on to another school.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) A special editon of "Primetime" on the JonBenet case noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Snow, Kate

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