New York Post
Fewer than 1 percent of the state's 1,900 private schools run fingerprint checks on job applicants to screen for sex offenses and other criminal behavior, The Post has learned.
Statewide, only 17 private schools have submitted fingerprints since a 2007 law granted them the right, says the state Education Department.
Unlike public schools, private schools are not required by law to do extensive background checks. The 2007 law stopped short of making it mandatory. [...]