Denver East High shooting suspect expelled from Overland HS
He was found deceased.
Two adult faculty members at Denver East High School were shot Wednesday morning while searching a student who attended the school.
According to Denver Police Chief Ron Thomas, the student, identified as 17-year-old Austin Lyle, was being searched as part of a safety plan.
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A source with connections to the district told FOX31 this safety plan was in effect because Lyle had previously been expelled from another district.
A spokesperson from the Cherry Creek Schools district told FOX31 that Lyle was disciplined for violations of board policy and was removed from Overland High School.
This kid should not have been in a regular school. Children should be protected from violent people, no matter their age.
There is no excuse for attempted murder or worse!!!!
Gun possession brings temptation and temptation brings worse when the tempter is a killer.
It was found that there's a right to a FAPE--free and appropriate public education.
When I was in school, a lot of things could get you expelled. Excessive violence, drugs, sexual assault.
My district requires a judge to issue permission to expel a student--to certify that the student is so *much* a risk that his/her presence violates other students' rights. The admin or district can't make that decision.
One girl at a campus was obliged to attend class in the same room with her rapist. Oops--it happened off campus. But to move *him* would be violative, to move *her* would make her one graduation path impossible without another year of school. The judge said that since he'd raped her *off* campus and not *on* campus, there was no suggestion that she was threatened. Request denied.
Ah, SCOTUS in the '70s and '80s.