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Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement

This Notice is to tell you of a recommended Class Action Settlement Agreement
(“Settlement Agreement”) in the class action lawsuit, Doe, et al., v. State of Ohio, et al., Case
No. 2:91-cv-00464. The Court has preliminarily approved the Settlement Agreement and
scheduled a hearing for February 11, 2020. At the hearing, the Court will decide whether the
Settlement Agreement is fair, reasonable, and in your best interests and whether the Settlement
Agreement should have final approval. You have the right to know about this settlement and the
right to comment on the proposed Settlement Agreement and to attend the hearing.
 
Please contact  Immy Singh, Chief Legal Counsel from the Ohio Deparment of Education at (614) 752-5807 if there are any questions.  
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SRO plays ball with LUES students!

The Liberty Union-Thurston Schools' resource officer, Dylan Clark, spends some of his time on the job building positive relationships with students!  Officer Clark was caught throwing the football with a group of students from Liberty Union-Thurston Elementary School on Tuesday (November 26) during their afternoon recess.  Officer Clark is a well known presence in all three school buildings within the LU-T school district. 
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Reese Shirey and the Columbus Blue Jackets!

Earlier this month, 11-year-old Reese Shirey was one of six young cancer fighters invited to Nationwide Arena to take part in a photo shoot with Blue Jackets players, all part of her designation as one of six cancer heroes this year for the organization during the annual Hockey Fights Cancer campaign.  More +

Surrogate Parent Training

A Surrogate Parent is an individual who is appointed by the school district of residence or a court to represent a student with a disability (1) whose parent cannot be identified or located, (2) who is a ward of the state, or (3) who is an unaccompanied homeless youth.
 
A five-hour comprehensive training is provided by State Support Teams (SSTs). Once completed, participants will be certified as surrogate parents, enabling them to represent a child in matters relating to the identification, evaluation and educational placement, and the provision of free and appropriate public education.
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Liberty Union-Thurston Schools Receive National Recognition

District Administration magazine is honoring 22 schools and districts for education technology initiatives as part of the Schools of TechXcellence program. This is the second year for this national recognition program. More +
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