East High students call out principal, wage walkout to support survivors of sexual assault

East High students call out principal, wage walkout to support survivors of sexual assault

Hundreds of students staged a walkout and rally Wednesday on the front lawn of East High School in an effort to bring attention to what they called an inadequate school administration response to allegations of a recent off-campus sexual assault involving two students. Feliz Castaneda, an organizer of the walkout, said the victim in the alleged assault filed a police report and authorities were investigating the incident but said school administrators have shown a lack of support for the victim while the accused student remained free to walk the school halls. A Madison Police Department spokesperson said the incident is under investigation. Students wearing red to show their support for victims of sexual assault began pouring out of the high school’s front doors at about 10:11 a.m. Wednesday morning. In …
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