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Stokes County School Board

The N.C. Court of Appeals upheld a decision from a lower court that found that Stokes County Board of Education was not liable for an incident in which a van driver sexually assaulted a disabled student 21 times over two days in December 2015. The court said that the school system could have prevented the assault if the van had a safety monitor, but added that court precedent prevented them from holding the school system liable partly because the system outsourced its transportation services to an independent contractor. 

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