TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A settlement has been reached between a New Jersey school district and a student over claims that the school failed to take appropriate steps to end years of race-based bullying.

The girl, who is black, claimed that between from 2005 to 2009 she was called race-based names by students at Franklin Township’s Main Road School in Gloucester County.

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The school district denied it engaged in unlawful discrimination and said administrators acted on the student’s allegations. However in 2011, the New Jersey Civil Rights Division issued a finding of probable cause against the school.

Under the settlement, the district will pay the girl $75,000 and the school board must allocate at least $2,500 to create an anti-bullying awareness program.

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The school district must also review its policies and ensure those who respond to bullying complaints are appropriately trained.

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