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Calif. School District Sued Over Boy’s Death in Gym Class

The parents of a 12-year-old boy with a heart condition who died in his gym class after several days of running in extreme heat have sued the Compton Unified School District for wrongful death. Attorney Alex Galindo said Tuesday that …

Arkansas Teacher Awarded $500K in Lawsuit

A former Texarkana, Arkansas, teacher was awarded $500,000 in a discrimination lawsuit and is to get her old job back. The Texarkana Gazette reports that Andrea Johnson claimed she was wrongly fired for allegedly giving answers to a math exam …

Arkansas Teacher: ‘Race Card’ Led to Dismissal

A fired high school teacher in Texarkana, Arkansas says she sued her former school district due in part to comments made by a school board member. The Texarkana Gazette reports that Andrea Johnson testified Friday in federal court. She’s asking …

Lawsuit Filed in Alleged Oregon Bullying Case

The family of an Oregon teen is seeking nearly $300,000 in a federal civil rights lawsuit that alleges the boy was bullied and beaten by another high school student. The lawsuit filed against the Sherwood, Ore., School District and the …

Nebraska School District Tally $1.1M in Hail Damage

The York school district has tallied more than $1.1 million in damage from hail that clobbered schools and other district property on May 21. The York News-Times reports that a report to the school board by Superintendent Mike Lucas says …

Settlement in Pennsylvania School District Sexual Contact Suit

The family of an autistic student molested by a bus aide has settled its lawsuit against a western Pennsylvania school district. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports court filings Friday reveal a settlement in the suit involving Bethel Park School District. The …

Nebraska School District Settles Volleyball Player Lawsuit

The Norris School District and its insurer have settled a lawsuit by the family of a volleyball player who was injured when she slid into bleachers at Norris High School in 2008. The Lincoln Journal Star says the settlement of …

Student Lawsuit Alleges Abuse at Louisiana School

The parents of a mentally impaired boy who was allegedly manhandled by his special-education school principal have filed a lawsuit against Terrebonne school system. John and Jane Smith, identified in the suit as the parents of 12-year-old student, are seeking …