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2016 large Losses Reported from United Educators

Posted by Matt Stephens

Feb 3, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Education Awards and Settlements Abuse of Special Education Students

Separate settlements totaling $5.3 million have been reached with five of the six families that filed suit against the Rocklin Unified School District in California claiming a special education teacher abused students. Allegations against her include taping a child’s hands to a desk, forcefully picking up and locking a child out of a classroom, and pushing her body into a student. According to the lawsuit, administrators at the school knew about the incidents through reports from classroom aides but did nothing to stop them. An anonymous caller contacted the police, who notified the parents.

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Topics: K-12 Private Education, Private School Insurance, Education Claims