In November of 2013, my son was assaulted by another student. It was set up with the help of others to take place off school grounds. As a result, my son suffered a broken nose, fractured ankle, and cuts to the face. He was left bleeding in a parking lot. We filed charges and in May of 2014 the student plead guilty to menacing with a deadly weapon - a class 5 felony. This was reduced from the initial charge of assault, class 4 felony.
We took pictures to the school and a copy of the restraining order. They have had a wait and see approach since then. They told us until sentencing there wasn't much that could be done. After sentencing, I asked the school board to remove this other student - he is out of district - and they voted against it. I am also told that my son will have to take at least one class with the boy that assaulted him. They will both be seniors and government is a required class. I feel like my son is a victim day after day of this, and the school doesn't take it seriously.
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