Jackson students protest against sexual harassment, abuse
Last updated 12/23/2021 at 10:08am
Fed up with ongoing – and increasing – incidents of sexual harassment and abuse, students at Jackson and Everett high schools staged walkouts and a petition drive this month, calling for increased discipline in Everett Public Schools.
Educators are taking their concerns seriously.
On Dec. 10, Supt. Dr. Ian B Saltzman sent a letter to district families, assuring them the district is doing as much as possible to apprehend violators and keep students safe.
“We actively investigate all reports of sexual assault and harassment received,” Dr. Saltzman said in his letter. “We want to ens...