Settlement in works over teacher who kicked kindergartner

 

January 23, 2022



SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — The family of a Kansas girl who was kicked by her kindergarten teacher have reached a partial settlement, federal court records show.

Lawyers for the child and her mother are seeking the court's approval of an agreement with the former teacher, Crystal Smith, The Kansas City Star reports. No details are available. A motion filed Friday said the settlement involves a confidentiality clause.

Additional claims remain pending against the Shawnee Mission School District, which suspended and then fired Smith after reviewing security footage. The video showed Smith kick a...



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