Knox County Schools Lawsuit Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Knox County Schools over chewing gum and eating food in class. The lawsuit, filed by Jane Doe in February of 2022, a ninth-grader who attends L&N Stem Academy, stated the student had a medical condition that made it difficult to pay attention when hearing chewing sounds, according to court documents.The documents said Doe had Misophonia, described as “an extreme reaction to hearing normal sounds.” The documents alleged that Doe suffers “extreme distress” when she hears the sounds of chewing and “must escape.”

Source: MG News

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