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Newsday newsday.com 12 Jan, 2022 01:30 am

Families reach $3.1M settlement with Long Beach district, documents show

Families reach $3.1M settlement with Long Beach district, documents show
Four families have reached a $3.1 million settlement with the Long Beach school district over abuse allegations of their disabled children by a former middle school teacher and two classroom aides, ac

The suit named several school officials, including former Superintendent David Weiss.In 2017, Weitzman and Schneider filed a suit in State Supreme Court in Nassau County, contending that they were defamed by school officials.Long Beach school officials declined to comment.In April 2016, a federal lawsuit was filed against Weitzman, the district and several school officials, alleging Weitzman physically and sexually abused an autistic student.

1 million settlement with the Long Beach school district over abuse allegations of their disabled children by a former middle school teacher and two classroom aides, according to court records.In April 2019, the Long Beach school board voted 4-0 to fire Weitzman.

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