The mess that the New London Board of Education finds itself in could have been avoided had someone simply Goggled, “Terrence P. Carter” and then followed the results. Mix up the search term by adding previous job titles and more information becomes available. Head down the path these searches lead to and find more search terms. Google those terms. Repeat. Next, check Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Public officials owe that exercise to their citizenry whenever they hire someone.