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As the school is not a government entity, the school is not under any obligation to maintain confidentiality over your report to them regarding potential child abuse. This is a problem as if the school reveals your report to the alleged abuser, and there turns out not to be any proof of abuse, this could serve as a basis on which to file a defamation claim against you. You may want to approach the person to whom you made the report and ask them to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement regarding your report.
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