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LAUSD asks judge to OK teacher abuse settlement after family balks
LAUSD asks judge to OK teacher abuse settlement after family balks

The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday requested that a judge approve a settlement agreement with the family of a student who alleged that he was molested by a onetime Telfair Elementary School teacher. District officials contend that they had reached a settlement in the case involving Paul Chapel III, a former third-grade teacher, but that the family walked away from the pact following the conclusion of two other related claims. Attorney Thomas Cifarelli, who represents the boy and two other students who also had settled claims, said the mother changed her mind after learning the scope of the case. He said that she no longer felt that the agreement was appropriate. "The...

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