Aug 122010
 August 12, 2010  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Lauren Garrison reports:

A lawsuit filed by four former students in the alternative education program who claimed they were strip searched by teachers looking for missing money has been settled, according to the students’ attorney.

Attorney Robert Berke of Bridgeport said Wednesday that each of the students, who have all either graduated or left the school, was paid $27,500 in the settlement. The suit was settled in June and payments were received this week, he said.

“I think the settlement was a fair agreement based upon the allegations that my clients made against the three teachers. I understand the teachers are no longer employed by the city, and the case settled after a rather lengthy settlement conference,” Berke said.

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