The Little Elm Independent School District in Texas requires an investigation concerning what prompted the arrest of four understudies during a student protest at a secondary school.
The school locale health and security board of trustees will direct an “after-action” review into the occurrence, Superintendent Daniel Gallagher said in an assertion on the school district’s site.
On Friday, Little Elm High School understudies held a protest at the school after their one classmate shared via online media that she was sexually harassed by one more understudy on the public transport, The Dallas Morning News announced.
Police said that a few understudies were pepper-splashed. One was tased after a little gathering of understudies forcefully moved toward different understudies and officials, as per the Morning News.
“What prompted Friday’s understudy protest hits us at the center of who we are, and we need to figure out how to reestablish the trust you want all together for us all to push ahead,” Gallagher said in his assertion.
Yet, critics have addressed why the officials expected to utilize such power and how things were raised. They have likewise been critical of school officials’ reaction to the protest, the Morning News revealed.
Gallagher additionally reported that he would hold a meeting about the episode on Nov. 30 and make an autonomous panel to audit the locale’s approaches about the sexual harassment complaints and investigations.
The Hill has contacted the Little Elm Independent School District and the Little Elm Police Department for input.