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Middle school girl expelled after reporting she was assaulted


A lawsuit filed against the Republic School District alleges school officials failed to protect a middle school girl from a male classmate who harassed her, sexually assaulted her, and raped her, News-Leader.com reports. In its written response, the school district denies all allegations in the suit and calls the claims frivolous. The suit, filed July 5, alleges when the girl–a special education student–told officials about the harassment, assault and rape that occurred during the 2008-09 school year, they told her they did not believe her…

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