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Cedar Rapids School District promises nearly $350,000 to former employees in substitute sex scandal

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The Cedar Rapids School District is paying nearly $350,000 to former employees to not sue the district after a sex scandal involving a substitute teacher and a student. 

The former substitute teacher Mary Beth Haglin faces sexual-exploitation charges for admitting to having a relationship with a high school boy. Haglin claims the school found out about her relationship, telling her to keep the situation quiet. 

A number of employees were asked to step down, including Washington High School Principal Dr. Ralph Plagman, Associate Principal Mike Johnson and Human Resources Director Jill Cirivelloo. 

In the separation agreement, each former employee will receive a severance package paid out over four years. According to the agreements, Plagman will receive $169,749 total,Johnson will receive $135,428 total and Cirivello will receive $43,234 total. Those payments amount to $348,411. 

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