CAMBRIDGE, Mass. —
Parents in Cambridge are demanding answers after a worker at what’s supposed to be an afterschool safe haven was charged with child rape.Christopher Bradshaw, 24, was an assistant teacher in charge of more than a dozen kindergarten students at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Open School’s extended day program.
He was arrested on accusations of raping a 9-year-old boy earlier in the month at a friend’s home.As students left school Monday, parents arrived for the special informational meeting about the recent termination of Bradshaw, a city employee working at the school for the last two years.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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