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H-F board says it’s listening but can’t speak on student concerns

Students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School brought their concerns about the school’s sexual harassment and assault code to the District 233 school board on Tuesday, April 5, arguing they feel unheard.

School board members thanked the students for sharing their views, but stressed that the law does not allow them to discuss anything about sexual harassment or sexual assault claims or board actions on the issues.

“There are legal implications, and it’s not appropriate for me as a public official to discuss them in a meeting, like a board meeting,” said Gerald Pauling, president of the District 233 . . .

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