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School officials from Loudoun appear in court as the board considers the grand jury findings.

Loudoun County School Board looks at responses to damning state grand jury report. Report faulted district for its handling of two high-profile sexual assault cases. Former superintendent and schools spokesman made initial appearances in court on charges related to the cases. Both were released on $1,000 personal recognizance bonds. Allegations against former Loudoun County Sheriff Corey Byard include making a false public statement and threatening to retaliate against a teacher. Attorney General Jason S. Miyares has not detailed the conduct that led to charges against Byard and his former deputy, John Ziegler.