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If you did not use the services then that means that you had no way of knowing that you were still being covered by these services after the time period that you should not have been covered. This is definitely a situation where it is in the eyes of the person reviewing the matter -- they have no reason to say to you that you knew or should have known that these services were continued if you did not use them and my suggestion to you is to simply tell them that you are not responsible for these charges because you did not request and extension and you did not use or benefit from the extension. They may get upset and try to take the matter to small claims court but it is a case I believe that you will win. Unfortunately, in a situation like this, there is no statute or law in your state or any state that says "If they make a mistake then the employee is still responsible for the charges". A court will look at what you were contracted for and when that was supposed to end and see that you had no way of knowing there was a mistake that you should have reported and will find in your favor on this matter -- it all boils down to the facts and the contract language. If they were supposed to terminate it and did not do so, then that is their mistake.
I truly wish I could give you a more definitive answer than that, but as I said, it will turn on the facts of what happened in the individual case. However, if you do not pay it they may not hire you back again for additional teaching jobs and if they do, they could try to take the money out of your paychecks stating that you owe it to them when you begin working for them again.
Your answer is fine and is what I would have expected. There is one issue that I would point out:
In your answer, there are words at the end of each line that are partial or missing. There is some problem with the formatting of your program (or possibly with my email provider). This is what I received: "...you had no way of knowing tha were still being covered...." It was like that all through the answer. I cut and pasted your answer into Word, and all of your answer appeared, including the parts that were missing, so I was indeed able to read your complete answer.
Thank you for telling me this. I will alert our computer department about this issue.
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