(Marlboro, NY) -- Two Marlboro Middle School students will be facing charges in Ulster County Family Court. That after they allegedly talked about a list of fellow students they were threatening with violence. Another student overheard the discussion and that student’s parent alerted school officials who immediately launched an investigation and notified the school resource officer.
Marlboro Police Chief Gerald Cocozza says school resource officers are now assigned to all the schools in the Marlboro district through the end of the semester.
Marlboro schools Superintendent Michael Brooks sent a second letter to parents about the issue and here is an excerpt from that letter: “The two students responsible for making the threatening comments were immediately secured and isolated for questioning. They have since been suspended for a short-term out of school suspension, which is the maximum time allowed until a formal Superintendent’s Hearing is conducted. They will not be returning to school until the investigation is complete and the formal Superintendent Hearing is conducted. As part of the Superintendent’s Hearing process, a longer-term suspension will be considered. This is the required due process afforded to students under New York State law.”
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