Cullman High parents upset student will not be disciplined

2021-11-25 21:14:30

Cullman High parents upset student in video using racial slur will not be disciplined

The district says it will instead hold listening sessions and have a mental specialist speak with students



ABOUT THIS DECISION, WHAT DID THEY SAY? >> The Reporter: BRITTANY AND IAN IN A 10-SECOND VIDEO A CULLMAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IS HEARD IN THE BACKGROUND SAYING, LLKI ALL THE RACIAL SLUR, THEN SHOUTS, WHITE POW.ER NOW, WE ARE NOT GOING TOHO SW YOU THE VIDEO, BECAUSE WE DON’T HAVE PERMISSION TO USE IT. I SPOKE WITH JOCELYNN LOGAN, SHE’S SEEN IT AND HER BLACK SON HAS TOO. SHE’S UETPS NO ONE WILL BE DISCIPLINED, AND SHE ALSO DOESN’T BELIEVE THE PROPOSED LISTENING SESSIONS, THE DISTRICT IS PLANNING WILL FIX THE MICROAGGRESSIONS SHE SAYS ARE IN THE SCHOOL STEYS >> JOCELYNN LOGAN WANTS HER BLACK SON, L.,.J ONE OF THE FEW MINORITIES AT CULLMAN HIGH SCHOOL, TO FEEL SAFE IN THE HALLWAYS. >> IRY T NOT TO CRY, BECSEAU THIS IS SO — YOU KNOW, THAT’S BABY, AND I NEED HIM TO BE SAFE. >> The Repteorr: A SNAPCHAT VIDEO OF A STUDENT SAYING A RACIAL SLUR AROUND SCREAMING THE WORDS, WHITE POWER, BOTHERS HER FAMILY. >> I WAS REALLY HEART BROKEN, BECAUSE WHEN WE DISCUSSED IT WITH MY CHILD, HIS REACTNIO WAS PLEASE JTUS DON’T SAY ANYTHING, IT’S NOT GOING TO DO ANY GOOD, IT DOESN’T MATTER TO THEM. >> The Reporter: CULLMAN CITY SCHOOL LEADERS CALL THE VIDEO HIGHLY OFFENSIVE AND INAPPROPRIATE. THE DISTRICT’S ATTORNEY TELLS WVTM 13 A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT AT HIS FRIENDS DIDN’T KNOW HE WAS BEING RECORDED WHILE HE MOCKED A TIK TOK VIDEO THAT USES THE SAME LANGUAGE. THE DISTRICTS CITES A SUPREME COURT RULING THAT SAYS, BECAUSE IT WAS RECORDED OFF CAMPUS,T I WASN’T AIMED AT ANY PERSON, AND THE SCHOOL DAY WAS NOT DISRUPTED. THE STUDENT CANTNO BE PUNISHED. >> IT CREATES A CULTURE OF FEAR. IF WE ALLOWOR WDS LIKE THIS TO HAPPEN AND WE DON’T DISCIPLINE PEOPLE FOR WORDS, THEN WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO WITH THEIR PHYSICAL ACTIONS. >> The Reporter: INSADTE, THE DISTRICT SAYS IT HASWO T MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS TALKING WITH STUDENTS IN SMALL GROUPS ABOUT CONFLI,CT MEANNESS AND BULLYING. THE SCHOOL SYSTEM WILL HOST MULTIPLE SLLMA GROUP SESSIONS WITH STUDENTS WHO MAY HAVE DIFFERENCES TOO. THE GOAL — HEAR WHAT IT’S LIKE FOR STRUGGLIN SGTUDENTS IN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM, AND FIND POSITEIV SOLUTIONS. LOGAN’S SON SAYS, HE’LL PARTICIPATE BUT — >> WE NEED TO KNOW WHO IS GOING TO BE LEADING THESE CIRCLES. IT IS NOT GOING TO BE MY CHILD. IT SHOULD NOT BE ANOTHER CHILD OF COLOR. THEY NEED TO BRING IN AN OUTDESI RESOURCE THAT UNDERSTANDS THE DEPTH OF WHAT IS GOINGN O AND IS WILLING LTOEAD THEM. >> The Reporter:ND A THE SUPERINTENDENT SAYS AFTER THE LISTENING SESSIONS WITH THE STUDENTS, THEY WILL COLLECT THREI PERCEPTIONS AND FEELINGS TO DETERMINE WHAT UPDATES ARE NEEDED IN THE CODE OF CONDUCT ANDHE T BOARD POLICIES. IAN: SO THE QUESTION NOW FOR PARENTS, WITH QUESTIONS, ARE THEY GOING TO BE ABLE TO ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT THE LISTENING SESSIONS? T>>he Reporter: THAT’S THE HOPE. AT LEAST THAT’S WHAT LOGAN HOPES TO DO AT THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING. RIGHT NOW SHE SAYS THESE

Cullman High parents upset student in video using racial slur will not be disciplined

The district says it will instead hold listening sessions and have a mental specialist speak with students

A video of a Cullman High School student using a racing slur is circulating online. This has left many parents upset even more now since the school district says it will not discipline those involved. Learn more in the video above about how the district is responding with a plan.

A video of a Cullman High School student using a racing slur is circulating online. This has left many parents upset even more now since the school district says it will not discipline those involved. Learn more in the video above about how the district is responding with a plan.

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