Q: What are my options concerning my special needs daughter who was sexually assaulted in her classroom?
My then, 16 yo special needs daughter was sexually assaulted in May 2107 by an 18 y.o classmate in her classroom of the public school she attended. In lieu of mandated reporting, the Teacher called her a liar and instructed me to immediately come pick her up from school via "the back door"..."don't worry about checking her out through the office". The school never followed up, the school district never contacted me...even after I was told there would be an "investigation." Crimes against Children became involved as did The Child Advocacy Center. Meanwhile, this past summer the same offender was arrested and booked for another 2nd degree sexual assault. The school district was grossly negligent in the mishandling of the horrific incident and has never once followed up to check on my daughter. I am in search for a pro bono Attorney who is willing to take on a Public School District who "swept the incident under the rug."
A: You will want to call an attorney and discuss your options. If what you allege is true then the school district should hopefully have investigated or the ASP should have investigated and made some determination.
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