ABC 23 News Update 3/2/13

ABC 23
March 1, 2013

The Principal of Bishop McCort High School in Johnstown is on Administrative Leave.  The school's Board of Trustees taking that action earlier Friday.  Ken Salem is getting paid during his absence.  The school is not making specific comments not even confirming the reason why Salem is on leave.  But his Attorney issued a strongly worded statement Friday afternoon which indicated Salem is on leave because of the scandal surrounding Brother Stephen Baker.  In the past few weeks, former McCort students came forward claiming Baker sexually abused them while he served as a Trainer at the school in the 90's.  Salem's Attorney denied Salem knew anything about that while it was happening.


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