Washoe School District Apologizes to Parent

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RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Washoe County School District is apologizing to a university professor who was arrested in June for trespassing at a board meeting after trying to raise concerns about the education of his autistic daughter.

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the district on Tuesday also agreed to pay Larry Dailey $17,500 to settle the dispute over his June 11 arrest.

School district trustees will vote on the settlement Aug. 27.

Dailey was issued a trespass warning in February. District officials say he was harassing an employee over the phone about issues involving his daughter.

The warning preventing him from going to district offices without written consent.

Dailey was arrested when he tried to attend a school board meeting.

Dailey teaches journalism at University of Nevada, Reno.