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Two students hurt by a third at Whitney

A student at Whitney Institute Middle School injured two others with “equipment from an art class” in a “recent incident”, according to Kalmar Richards, the Commissioner of Education.

Ms Richards said yesterday: “Any incident such as this is taken very seriously by Whitney Institute Middle School, the Department of Education and the Ministry of Education.”

She said the student who caused the injuries had been “dealt with according to school and DoE protocol”, and parents were also notified.

Ms Richards added that student safety remained a priority for the department, and the Government was committed to working with schools to ensure a safe environment.

Whitney Institute (File photograph)

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Published March 08, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated March 08, 2019 at 12:29 am)

Two students hurt by a third at Whitney

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