Jury awards $10.5 million to former CMS student who was sexually assaulted by band director

The jury ordered Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools to pay $7.5 million of that total.
By Sarafina Wright | May 8, 2021

‘I don’t even know who I am’: former West Charlotte High student testifies about sexual assault by band director

Now in his early 20s, the former student is suing the former band director and Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools for unspecified damages.
By Sarafina Wright | May 7, 2021

Did CMS ignore warning signs about a former band director who sexually assaulted a West Charlotte High School student?

That question goes to the heart of a federal lawsuit playing out in a courtroom in Charlotte.
By Sarafina Wright | May 6, 2021