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Hershey School Settles HIV Bias Case

Boarding school to pay $700,000 to teen for denying enrollment

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A Pennsylvania boarding school accused of denying enrollment to a 13-year-old because he has HIV has settled federal discrimination charges.

The Department of Justice said Wednesday that the settlement requires the Milton Hershey School, in Hershey, Pa., to pay the boy and his mother $700,000 and pay a $15,000 civil penalty to the United States.