Interim principal Mickey Smith said in an email to parents Wednesday that East High School staff will work with the district, students and community partners such as the Rape Crisis Center to address students’ concerns about sexual abuse.
Smith’s announcement came less than a month after students reported an alleged sexual assault between two students at a private school, which was described as a lack of district policy regarding sexual misconduct on and off school property. Saw, in a well-planned effort to draw attention to him, he went out of his classes. Habitat.
“On October 13th, Eastern students boldly raised their voices against the real culture of sexual violence,” Smith wrote. “This complex social issue has caused damage throughout our history. For too long, it has been overlooked in our community and in our schools.”
Smith commended student organizers for raising their voices and advocating for themselves as well as future high school students. He said the school community will see an ongoing effort and collaboration between students, school leaders, and the Madison School District administration to address the needs addressed by students during the protests. He said the collaboration would include community partners such as the Office of School Safety, Title IX, Progressive Discipline as well as the Rape Crisis Center.
The focus of the collaboration will include: