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The former head track coach of Passaic High School in New Jersey has been convicted of assaulting a student in 2006. King Jamol Perry II was indicted on charges of sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and official misconduct in 2013. Authorities say Perry engaged in multiple sexual encounters with a student sprinter on his team when she was 16 years old.
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Passaic High School Track Coach Arrested For Sexual Misconduct
King Jamol Perry II turned himself in to authorities in June 2012. According to detectives at the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office, Perry sexually assaulted a student at Passaic High School who he coached. The victim is now 26 years old. During his tenure at the school, Perry served as a special education teacher and the assistant high school track coach.
Perry pleaded guilty to the charges in 2016. In lieu of incarceration, he was ordered to participate in a pretrial intervention program. Perry was made to surrender his teaching certificate; he previously held a certificate in teaching special needs students. Despite the charges against him, Passaic High School continued to list Perry as a special education teacher well into November 2016, at least four months after he entered the pretrial intervention program, according to NJ.com.