Penn State board to take fresh look at Freeh Report

Penn State’s board plans next week to discuss the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school’s response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was issued more than two years ago.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Monday that the trustees will take a new look at the report, produced for the university in 2012 by a team led by former FBI director Louis Freeh.

The paper says the meeting in State College on Oct. 28 could lead to a vote on whether it should be accepted or rejected.

The Freeh Report concluded that then-head coach Joe Paterno and other high-ranking university leaders concealed key facts about Sandusky’s abuse of children to avoid bad publicity.

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