Lawsuit claims disabled students abused at Washoe Co. school

Two families have filed suit against the Washoe County School District over what they say is the continued abuse of disabled kids. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the lawsuit alleges two 8-year-old children were physically, emotionally and verbally abused by a former special education teacher at the Marvin Picollo School. The Washoe County district says that teacher resigned, but no reason was given.