A civil lawsuit filed in connection to a case of teacher-student sex has been dropped, the Abilene Reporter-News has reported. Both the teacher in question and the Abilene Independent School District were named in the suit, which alleged that some teachers and AISD employees were negligent in not reporting rumors of the affair, and that some others retaliated against the boy after he came forth. The suit went on to claim that AISD further failed the victim in the case even after the teacher was convicted of improper relationship between a teacher and student.
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No settlement has been paid, but this might not be the end of the matter, according to the family's attorney Donald Scott Mackenzie. He told the Reporter-News that he will decide whether or not to refile the suit in federal court after he and his clients meet informally with AISD officials Monday.
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