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Minnesota Student Suspended Over 'Sarcastic' Online Post Reaches Settlement

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    Minnesota Student Suspended Over 'Sarcastic' Online Post Reaches Settlement
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    Photo of Reid Sagehorn, a Minnesota student who was disciplined for a "sarcastic" online post.

    The attorney of a former Minnesota high school student says he’s reached a settlement over a social media post he called sarcastic, NBC News reported.

    Reid Sagehorn sued and settled for $425,000, according to his attorney. The student, how a freshman in college, was suspended last year for replying to an online question about whether the then 17-year-old “made out” with a teacher with the answer “actually, yeah.”

    Sagehorn was threatened with expulsion and forced to transfer schools months before graduation, his lawyer said.

    He admitted the post was a mistake and tried to apologize to the teacher, but he was suspended for violating school policy.