One in four schools has been damaged and cannot be used; 50,000 teachers have fled or been killed.
The lawsuit, filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court, details several sexual assaults dating to 2016 and claims many were reported to school officials.
Majid, 12, is a Palestinian boy who used to live in the Yarmouk refugee camp, now partly occupied by Islamic State.
Already there are more than 5,000 pages of discovery and 16 audio records and photos in the court case.
In Syria today, echoes of the crisis are never far away: every so often, in the distance, the thud of outgoing fire can be heard, directed at the rebels who lob mortar shells into Damascus.
The varsity coach, Eric Wallich, , citing a desire to spend more time with his family.