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WA School District Offers $24M to Families Affected by Toxic Exposure

The Monroe School District offered an extraordinary $34 million settlement to students and parents exposed to toxic chemicals that festered for at least eight years on a public school campus.

Although the school district proposed the striking settlement in November under court seal, preventing the public from seeing the offer, the $34 million figure appears in a separate court document obtained this past week by The Seattle Times.

In publicly available court documents, the school district doesn’t accept responsibility for hazardous conditions on the Sky Valley Education Center campus, which were detailed in a recent investigation by The Seattle Times and ProPublica. Instead, the district defended its cleanup efforts on campus, saying it acted appropriately to remove toxicants and inform parents.

Read the source article at The Seattle Times

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