Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has agreed to pay former teacher Jeffrey Leardini $680,000 to settle a lawsuit that brought him a jury award of $1.1 million. Leardini, a former sixth-grade teacher at Community House Middle School, contended he was improperly forced to resign in 2006, after five students accused him of improperly touching them. Click here to read more.
Charlotte Observer: CMS settles Leardini case for $680,000
By Ann Doss Helms/The Charlotte Observer • Oct 8, 2012