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The entrance to MNO Grant elementary in Antioch (CBS)

Antioch School District To Pay $8 Million In Teacher Abuse Case

The Antioch Unified School District has announced that it will pay $8 million to eight families who sued over a teacher’s alleged abuse of autistic kindergarten students and the district’s failure to report it.

12/19/2013

Alexia Bogdis

Charges Dropped Against Peninsula Teacher After Aides Change Statements

Child cruelty and battery charges against a Redwood City special education teacher were dropped Thursday after the aides who had originally accused her changed their statements, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.

03/08/2013

Alexia Bogdis

8 Put On Leave Amid Redwood City School Abuse Probe

Eight employees were placed on paid administrative leave while the district determines whether proper procedures were followed.

02/10/2012

Jefferson Award Winner Kelly Steitz (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Families With Special Needs Children

Two years ago, the AbleCloset was founded by San Carlos native Kelly Steitz. In donated warehouse space, Steitz lends more than 200 pieces of specialized pediatric equipment.

11/23/2011

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