Special education teacher sues Virginia school board following sexual assault claims

By: | June 17, 2022

A special education teacher who said she was retaliated against after reporting being sexually assaulted by a student has filed a lawsuit against the school board in Loudoun County, Virginia.

According to the lawsuit filed Thursday in Loudoun County Circuit Court, Erin Brooks claims the school system failed to protect her, beginning in February 2022, when “a student began grabbing her breasts, buttocks, and pubic area dozens of times each day.”

Brooks is one of two educators who said they were retaliated against after reporting being sexually assaulted by a student in their classroom.

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