A false fire alarm at Detroit’s Central Collegiate Academy broke out into fights among students that ended with police intervention. According to reports from FOX2, the alarm went off around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon and students claim that bottles and rocks were being thrown at them while they were outside. A brawl reportedly started among students and police used pepper spray to calm the crowd.
A 16-year-old high school student’s family is filing court papers on the premise that a Long Island school failed to intervene a racially motivated attack by a white student, and the school covered up the issue.
Members of a California high school basketball team were barred from participating in a tournament because they continued to wear “I can’t breathe” T-shirts in solidarity with those standing up against police brutality.
The students have planned a rally in response to the decision for Monday.
More U.S. high school students are staying in school, according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
As a result, the national dropout rate reached a record low last year.
Students from three Newark high schools have walked out of class in protest of the state’s control of New Jersey’s largest school district.
Community activists and parents joined students from Science Park High, Arts High School and Central High School as they walked out of class on Tuesday.
Officials from the Redlands school district are looking into a photo of the Redlands East Valley High School cheerleading squad which shows members of the team dressed as “gangsters.”
A black New Jersey student body president was stripped of her position after mocking her white male peers on Instagram.
Lawrenceville School’s Maya Peterson donned L.L. Bean boots and a Yale University sweater to pose for a photo which she describes as a typical “Lawrenceville boi;” white, cocky and Republican.