- Associated Press - Sunday, March 2, 2014

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Amherst school officials say they’re taking unspecified disciplinary action and other steps against students who played a role in bullying and racial harassment at Amherst Regional High School in January.

Schools Superintendent Maria Geryk released findings on Friday of a month-long investigation. The school is taking steps to develop an online investigation reporting system.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1ko8HQC ) that Geryk would not provide specifics about the individuals involved, discipline handed out or the interventions school officials are using.

She also would not comment if any faculty or staff members have been disciplined or face action.

The investigation began following a Facebook post on Jan. 25 by a student claiming he had been carrying a gun into the high school to protect himself from bullying. School was closed Jan. 27 in response.

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Information from: Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, Mass.), https://www.gazettenet.com


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