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California School District Reaches a $3.6 Million Settlement With Sexual Abuse Victims

A $3.6 million settlement was reached between six victims of a former Del Ray Elementary School teacher and Victor Elementary School District, according to attorneys for the victims.

The lawsuit also named the former teacher, Rogelio Cardenas, as a defendant. The Victorville man was convicted in 2008 of sexual abuse of multiple children and served seven years in prison. He is currently a registered sex offender.

“Cardenas was allowed to continuously molest and sexually assault children as young as 10 in his classroom throughout a 16-year period,” said the victim’s attorney Morgan Stewart. “The amount of this settlement highlights the abject failure of the school administration and the district to protect children from this monster.”

Read the source article at vvdailypress.com

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