EUGENE, Ore. –Police accuse Chad Gerald Schacht, who teaches at a Springfield middle school and coaches at a Eugene high school, of sexually abusing a 15-year-old student . Schacht, 40, is a teacher at Agnes Stewert Middle School. But it was his activities as a cross country coach at Sheldon High which sparked an investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit of the Eugene Police Department. Staffers at Sheldon received information about the alleged abuse, and reported it to police.
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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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