LACEY, Wash. - Students at River Ridge High School staged another walkout Thursday to protest allegations of mishandled racism and sexual assault.
Hundreds of students walked out of class to protest the ongoing incidents on campus, and they said the school and school district isn’t adequately addressing the issues.
The students behind the walkout said they’re not just doing it for current students but future students as well.
Some students said that they want teachers to go through equity and sexual assault training to help put an end to these issues.
During Thursday's walkout, a student told FOX 13 News that there was a potential threat.
Lacey police said that the students were placed on a modified lockdown and determined there was no active threat to the campus. School officials decided to close the school for the remainder of the day.
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