The state closed the school for boys and young men with emotional disabilities in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, last year amid alleged abuse of students by some staffers.
The Great Barrington facility for boys and young men with emotional disabilities was shuttered last spring amid allegations of physical and emotional abuse of students.
The new charges include assaulting a disabled person, assault with a dangerous weapon and witness intimidation.
Effective today, the Eagleton School’s residential group care licenses will be revoked, and its approval as a provider of publicly funded special education services will be withdrawn.
State education officials want to shut down Eagleton amid criminal charges that staff physically abused students while school officials want to find a new group to operate it.
Five staffers were arrested lsat month in connection with student abuse.