i lost my faith today in people

I was reading news of CNN this morning and I saw something that made me want to find these people and beat the hell out of them.

CNN) -- A lawsuit filed against a Missouri school district alleges that officials failed to protect a female student from repeated sexual assaults from a male student, and at one point expelled her for reporting the alleged attacks.

A rape examination proved that the girl was telling the truth, and the male student pleaded guilty to charges related to the attack, the suit alleges.

In a response filed in court, the Republic School District in Greene County, Mo., denied the allegations and called the lawsuit "frivolous."

The lawsuit, filed in July, alleges that the girl was a special education student at a Missouri middle school in the 2008-2009 school year when she told officials about harassment, sexual assaults and a rape by a male student.

School officials told her that her story was not credible, and told her mother that she had recanted the story, the suit alleges.

The suit alleges that school officials made the girl write an apology letter and deliver it to the boy --without consulting with the girl's mother.

She was then expelled for the rest of the school year and reported to juvenile authorities for allegedly filing a false crime report.

She was allowed to come back to school the next year and her mother urged school officials to protect her from the male student. School officials denied the request, the suit alleges.

"During the 2009-2010 school year, (the girl) was terrified that she would be sexually harassed, assaulted , or raped again at school, and was unable to sleep many nights," the suit says.

Though she tried to avoid the boy, she was harassed again. She did not report this because she was scared that school officials would not believe her.

In February 2010, the same boy grabbed her, dragged her to the back of the school library and raped her again, the suit alleges.

"School officials approached (the girl's) claims with the same skepticism as the year before, even going so far as to state that they had 'already been through this,' " the suit states.

The girl's mother took her to a child advocacy center that confirmed that a sexual assault occurred and DNA evidence found in the girl matched the male student, the suit alleges.

The male student was "taken into custody in Juvenile Court and pleaded guilty to charges brought against him," the suit says.

The suit does not state the exact charges the male student allegedly pleaded guilty to.

Despite the results of the test, the girl was suspended from school for what the school called "disrespectful conduct" and "public display of affection," the suit claims.

School officials did not respond to CNN's attempts to get comments, but the school district released a statement on its website.

"It is important to remember that the allegations in a lawsuit are just that -- allegations. The district has filed an answer denying the allegations," part of the statement said. "The district cannot discuss confidential student matters and does not comment on pending litigation."

The lawsuit seeks punitive damages, but did not state a specific dollar amount being sought.

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  • 12

    theresyourproblem - i lost my faith today in people

    - RakkyTam August 21, 2011, 1:44 pm
  • 6

    Normally really passive but this inspires
    Insanity wolf

    agreed you wanna join up and let it out on em
    - TheEldestHambone August 19, 2011, 6:18 pm
    Sure thing! this is my weapon.

    And this is my theme music.

    - Turtlestlker August 20, 2011, 4:25 am
  • 5

    Stupid muggles.

    • Ertrov
    • August 19, 2011, 8:24 pm
    Yeppers. Good man.
    - Logos385 August 19, 2011, 11:07 pm
  • 2

    WOW! This is some complete BULL! Talk about messed up. Very sad.

  • 2

    Fucking inbred rednecks! Burn them all i say

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  • 1

    Yeah damn alright there lucky I don't live based there or I would find them and beat them to a bloody pulp and then tell them nope you can't press charges or anything and then probably just end up shooting them out of rage

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    - TheEldestHambone August 18, 2011, 11:19 am
    to long didnt read if you didnt know
    - castlewarsisawsome August 18, 2011, 11:48 am
    Girl got raped school denied it even after the guy got charged for it. They even punished the girl more.
    - gemie89 August 19, 2011, 6:03 pm
    i know what it means but i forgot you do that for every thing
    - TheEldestHambone August 19, 2011, 6:12 pm
    holy shit thats fuck up
    - castlewarsisawsome August 19, 2011, 8:20 pm
    i dont do it for everything just that this was really long and i was tired
    - castlewarsisawsome August 19, 2011, 8:21 pm
  • 1

    What the fuck?

  • 1

    some people should have just been aborted.

  • 1

    i read it that was fucked up

  • 1

    i live in Missouri and i would like to be able to say that this was an extreme case but something similar to this happened in my own school

    • Jabori
    • August 19, 2011, 11:23 pm
  • 1

    Law is a bitch, in some loopholes you can get away with killing some one :P
    i am not joking

    • BEASTY
    • August 19, 2011, 11:37 pm
    what loop holes i would love to know them
    - castlewarsisawsome August 20, 2011, 9:28 pm
    you kill them without telling anyone.... FUCKING SIMPLE NO!
    - BEASTY August 21, 2011, 2:33 am
    lol i think a body a a missing person would be found i thought you ment when you a suspect
    - castlewarsisawsome August 21, 2011, 6:07 am
    burn the evidence, grow a beard, move to Korea and spend the rest of your life making shoes
    - BEASTY August 21, 2011, 7:09 am
  • 1

    If the kids at that school had any moral decency they would just stop going to school in protest lets see how those administrators react then

  • 1

    n129753 I dont want to live on this planet anymore

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    It's horrible that this happened and everything, but everyone blaming the school, and especially those saying they'd fly into homicidal rage attack mode, calm the fuck down (and yeah, let the downrating commence or whatever).
    If you only look at the situation from the perspective of the media, it seems horrible, it puts the school in a bad light, and this is the only perspective most people will see. If you try and imagine what it was like for the school, it becomes clear that yes, it could have been prevented and yes, it was a nasty event. But from the school's point of view, it was a 'special' girl's word against the word of a potentially trustworthy and innocent boy. It IS the school's fault for not alerting the parents of her claim, and I also agree that to expel the student was a ridiculous move, but they were simply using their better judgement. It's probable that 9/10 times, this sort of claim would be false, owing to the state of the child in question, and this is an example of the 1/10.

    Yes, the school should have told the parents, and expelling the student was ridiculous, but it's not their fault. They used their better judgement to decide the word of the more mentally sound person was better to believe than that of the less mentally sound. Stop going crazy everyone, take out the anger on the rapist, not the school if you have to.

    I appreciate what you are trying to do here, however, it most definitely is partly the school's fault. Any accusation of sexual harassment MUST be looked into immediately by any responsible administration. From ANY source. And the fact that the second offense occurred on school property is horrendous. Absolute negligence and there should be at least one resignation. Seriously, there is no saving grace in this situation for the school.
    - Logos385 August 21, 2011, 2:46 pm
    We've heard it from one perspective. For all we know, this girl could've filed a complaint about sexual harassment every week for a year before it had happened, and they didn't see this one as anything different. What I'm trying to say is that yes, the school is in the wrong, but everyone should stop saying they've "lost faith in people" until they've heard the whole story.
    - Jackylegs August 21, 2011, 9:44 pm
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    This makes me feel like crying O.o that is sick.

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