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Beaumont Unified School District reached a settlement of $60,000 on March 14, after the family of a 17-year-old diagnosed with Trisomy Disorder claimed she was denied the ability to join the cheerleading team.

Trisomy is when someone is born with an additional chromosome. 

The suit, against Beaumont Unified School District, was filed in federal court. Almost a year later the family filed a second lawsuit in state court against Beaumont Unified School District and its employees.

Since July 2015, the student has been denied the ability to participate on her school’s cheerleading team and has been denied reasonable accommodations to facilitate her participation, initially due to her disability, according

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