In response to the story of the 5 year old kindergarten student suspended for threatening to bring a gun to school, the Lakewood School District today released the following statement to TLS.
“Recently, there have been press reports regarding a student discipline matter in the Lakewood School District. Due to student confidentiality and privacy considerations, there can be no further comment from the District regarding this incident. However, taking into consideration the facts of the matter and the age of the student involved, we want to stress that we are satisfied that there was never any actual threat or danger to the students or staff of the District. The well-being of our students and staff remains our highest priority.”