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Des Moines district has tentative deal to settle ex-superintendent's lawsuit, attorney says

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DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines Public Schools lawyer says the district and a former superintendent have agreed to settle her invasion-of-privacy lawsuit.

Attorney Patrick Smith told Des Moines television station KCCI (http://bit.ly/1RYo7N3 ) on Friday that the tentative agreement with Nancy Sebring should be finalized within a week. He would not provide details. A judge ruled in March that Sebring's lawsuit could continue.

Sebring was leaving Des Moines Public Schools to take a new job in Omaha, Nebraska, when sexually explicit emails sent from her district-issued tablet computer were made public in May 2012. She then resigned from her new job with the Omaha school district.

Sebring's lawsuit argued that the emails were personal and not subject to Iowa's open records laws. The district said the emails were public records.


Information from: KCCI-TV, http://www.kcci.com

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