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Clovis Unified ‘ignored warning signs’, opened up special needs girl to sexual attacks

A new lawsuit claims Clovis Unified mishandled a sexual attack on a special needs teenager and opened her up for a second attack on the same campus.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — A new lawsuit claims Clovis Unified mishandled a sexual attack on a special needs teenager and opened her up for a second attack on the same campus.

“Everything about this response was improper,” said the attorney for the girl’s family, Omar Qureshi, who says administrators ignored warning signs and caused significant damage. …


“In school documents, they said she needs constant supervision,” Qureshi said. “Her teacher earlier said this is a girl, the teacher literally said she’s vulnerable to people who might take advantage of her for sex.”


It happened first in November 2018.

Left unsupervised, another student forced the girl into the bushes between classrooms to engage in sexual activity, according to the complaint.

Her attorney says when she emerged disoriented and partially nude, a special ed administrator determined it was consensual without a full investigation.

She was suspended for five days and the school didn’t do anything to keep her separated from the boy who did it.

So 14 months later, he forced himself on her again. […]

By Corin HoggardWednesday, November 18, 2020 6:24PM

Source: https://abc30.com/clovis-unified-ignored-warning-signs-opened-up-special-needs-girl-to-sexual-attacks/8077729/?fbclid=IwAR22mLYAd3WJZKrfnosqxXUzciOmAZbHmHVkiSeGvrVqOY2M9JywgSF8akc


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