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Education Official Speaks On Student Suspension For Calling Ambulance

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The Permanent Secretary in the Department of Education, Innovation and Vocational Training has spoken about the suspension of a Patricia D. James Secondary School student after he called an ambulance for a pupil who was unwell. “A rather unfortunate situation but we are happy that the student who was ill is recovering well – this is to the best of our knowledge,” Michelle Charles stated. “I know that the Deputy Chief Education Officer would have reached out to the District Education Officer – the District Education Officer Two and the Principal,” Charles said. She also disclosed that reports had been prepared. And Charles is expected to be updated on Monday regarding necessary interventions when the currently off-island deputy chief returns. She said she understood that a student had not been feeling well, and another student called the ambulance. “It is my understanding that the school has a procedure. There is a process that they follow and it was felt that the student had not followed due process at the school and in addition to that he had been using his cell phone without permission at the school,” the Permanent Secretary stated. & & The article Education Official Speaks On Student...