A high school student was arrested Thursday for coming to school while he was suspended for insubordination after going to class when he was supposed to be learning virtually, a school district spokesman told the Daily Caller News Foundation.
Maverick Stow, a 17-year-old from William Floyd High School in New York state, was arrested Thursday and charged with criminal trespass for going onto school grounds after he was suspended, according to a statement the Suffolk County Police Department provided to the DCNF.
“I don’t feel my son should have been arrested,” Nora Kaplan-Stow said, according to the Associated Press. “I certainly didn’t like seeing my son in handcuffs, but I support him 1,000%.”
William Floyd School District spokesman James Montalto from told the DCNF that Stow was suspended for insubordination Tuesday after he disobeyed orders to leave when he went to school when he was supposed to be online that day. Montalto said the school is doing three days virtually and two days in-person in adherence to New York’s social distancing rules.
“He readily admits in various media interviews that he walked out on the principal and refused to listen to their directives. We let him