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N.J. District Settles Case of Race-Based Bullying

By The Associated Press — September 16, 2014 1 min read

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The girl, who is black, attended Franklin Township’s Main Road School in Gloucester County from 2005 to 2009. She claimed students called her race-based names and made bias-driven comments.

The district denied it engaged in unlawful discrimination and said that its administrators acted on the student’s allegations.

However, New Jersey’s civil rights division in 2011 issued a finding of probable cause against the school.

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A version of this article appeared in the September 17, 2014 edition of Education Week as N.J. District Settles Case of Race-Based Bullying

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