Charlie Crist, because it couldn't substantiate or dispute the claims because too much time had passed.
The reputation of the school clouded the discussions of the seven-member task force that met Wednesday.
He previously was the Tampa Tribune’s statehouse reporter.
Before that, he covered three legislative sessions in Florida for The Associated Press.
The school, opened in 1900 about 60 miles west of Tallahassee, was shuttered in 2011.
It began as a home for children convicted of serious crimes.
But despite interviewing 50 alleged victims of sexual abuse at the Marianna school, the case will not lead to any arrests.
State Attorney Glenn Hess, the lead prosecutor for six north Florida counties, told state investigators in late May there was not enough evidence to pursue murder charges and that too much time had passed to charge anyone with abuse.
Some former students have accused school officials of physical and sexual abuse, especially in the 1950s and ’60s.Du kan også gå på opdagelse i arkivet, hvor alle Politikens aviser findes – helt tilbage til 1. Abonnementet er personligt og giver adgang til Politikens e-avis på maksimalt fem enheder — Politiken forbeholder sig retten til at ændre ovenstående vilkår.Under legislation (SB 708) passed this year, the panel was set up “to submit recommendations regarding the creation and maintenance of a memorial honoring the children who lived and died” at the school in Marianna, Jackson County. Det er en fuldstændig kopi af dagens avis, men med langt flere fordele.Med Politikens e-avis kan du let danne dig et overblik over avisen og springe direkte til din favoritsektion.