- In a Facebook post, the student’s mother claimed that her son was told “Go back to your country, Asian!” after being pushed and punched by another student.
- Other students allegedly shouted “Covid Starter” and “White lives matter, too.”
- The latest data from the New York State Department of Education shows that 52% of students in the Syosset Central School District are white, while 40% are Asian.
- School officials learned that there have been other prior incidents involving students making biased statements at the middle school.
- During a school board meeting on Monday, parents reportedly spoke for around two hours to voice their worries regarding the incidents.
- Rogers said the Nassau County Office of Asian-American Affairs will work with the school district for the rest of the investigation.
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