According to a statement from Seattle Public Schools (SPS), in October 2018, SPS contacted law enforcement as soon as they learned Megan Miller, a coach at Ballard High School, was alleged to be having inappropriate sexual contact with a student since 2015.
Miller has been charged and convicted of her crimes.
After the lawsuit was filed, SPS reached a mutually agreeable financial resolution with the plaintiff. SPS paid close to $77,000 of the settlement and the Washington Schools Risk Management Pool paid $2,923,000.
In 2009, Miller was let go from coaching and teaching duties at Roosevelt High School. A year later she was hired at Ballard High School.
SPS Human Resources has implemented a central review process when hiring with all positions as a way to avoid employing individuals with questionable employment history.