Black Student Expelled For ‘Raising His Voice’ To A White Teacher

By Parker Riley

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Senior year is an exciting time for high school students. You are planning for prom, graduation and deciding on colleges. However, for Josh Crayton, a student at Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio, he has been expelled only four months away from graduation. Why? For allegedly raising his voice at a white teacher.

Crayton told Blavity that he was discussing late assignments with his English teacher, adding, “She began to get very frustrated and loud about the whole thing and told me that she wasn’t discussing this anymore.” Ronda Crayton, his mother, requested a meeting about the incident, but she was denied and the teacher “filed a disciplinary complaint towards Crayton claiming that he raised his voice on Friday, Dec. 15.” Josh’s mother explained, “Josh and I had not been informed prior to Monday, Dec. 18, that Mrs. Miranda submitted a complaint. I was also not aware of a meeting with the principal or [if] we were invited to the review hearing. A notice was mailed to our home requesting …read more

Source:: Black America Web

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