Attorney: Lawsuit filed in teacher sex claim

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A lawsuit has been filed against the Charleston County school district on behalf of a former student at Burke High School who was reportedly the victim of sexual assault by a teacher and coach at the school.

The complaint alleges “gross negligence and recklessness; and intentional infliction of emotion distress” according to documents released by the plaintiff’s attorney.

The suit stems from the 2017 investigation against former teacher and coach Jennifer Danielle Olajire Aro who was arrested in December on charges of sexual battery. Aro was accused of coercing the then minor aged student into sexual acts in change for better grades.

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