School crushes can be a normal, healthy part of development into adolescence and young adulthood. Or, they can be the platform for bullying and exploitation. The crush on the teacher is one of the trickiest for both parent and child.
It's important for parents to promote sexual health and safety by sending their children out in the world filled with age-appropriate, medically accurate information about sexuality, wrapped up in their family's values.
Whatever the cause of institutional inaction related to claims of sexual abuse of kids or teens, the fact remains that parents have a critical role to play in holding institutions accountable, and here are some ways to do that.