Advocates disappointed by NC School for Deaf probe ::

RALEIGH, N.C. — An advocacy group that found allegations of abuse and neglect at the North Carolina School for the Deaf said Tuesday that it was disappointed by a state investigation into the matter.

Department of Health and Human Services officials said they did not conclude whether the claims were true and instead focused on “systemic” problems at the Morganton facility. The school’s director was fired in August because officials felt that the abuse and neglect issues were not being addressed in a timely manner.

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