SOCIAL MEDIA VIDEO CAPTURES BRUTAL BOY VS. GIRL FIGHT IN PASEO ARTS ACADEMY HALLWAY AS VIOLENCE STILL RAGES IN KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS!!!
Local Internets video offers a glimpse of violence continuing within the walls of the KCPS.
The lie here is the mistaken notion that this kind of thing doesn't happen all the time. Fact, is . . . Anybody with a few younger friends sees a CONSTANT STREAM OF KCPS SCHOOL FIGHTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA . . . This blog stopped reposting them a few years ago because they happen about every week and we didn't want to encourage even more violence.
Here's the word on the latest . . .
FOX4: "The fight happened Monday at Paseo Academy - and is now being investigated by school officials According to the girl seen in the video, the clash resulted after she endured months of bullying and was targeted by the boy. She says both of them have now been suspended."
Statement From The KCPS . . .
There was a fight between two students on Monday afternoon, Oct. 17 at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts. School staff responded and the fight was ended. An investigation is being conducted and the students will be disciplined in accordance with the policies, procedures and consequences explained in the Kansas City Public Schools 2016-2017 Student Code of Conduct.
This incident is not a common occurrence at Paseo Academy this school year. KCPS and Paseo Academy staff will take every available measure to prevent similar incidents in the future.
A top priority of KCPS is to foster a positive environment where high-level teaching and learning occurs. Incidents like this one happen at high schools across the U.S. and illustrate the importance of ongoing efforts to teach young people how to treat each other with respect and how to resolve conflicts without resorting to violence. Superintendent Mark Bedell and his team are working hard to develop short- and long-term solutions, including:
A comprehensive and innovative mentorship program
Effective anti-bully initiatives at every school
Trauma-sensitive schools training, resources and procedures for staff
Fox4: Students watch and record as vicious fight happens in hallway of Kansas City school
KSHB: Facebook video shows Paseo H.S. assault
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