San Diego Unified School District’s legal fees have been going up, even though the district beefed up its in-house legal staff in the hopes that costs would go down.

On average, the district spent more than $2 million per year on outside attorneys from 2012 through 2017.

On this week’s San Diego Explained, Voice of San Diego’s Ashly McGlone and NBC 7’s Monica Dean, look at why those legal costs have been on the rise.

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