YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Following the fatal taking pictures of a 10-12 months-previous lady, there was a large response when a trainer for Youngstown Metropolis Faculties posted a message on social media about Persayus Davis-May possibly, with some contacting for the trainer to be fired.
In the submit, she talked about the minor lady who she explained was a previous college student.
“I am so angry and unhappy at the exact time. This baby was not my brightest but she was our caregiver and protector. She struggled with all academics but could depend revenue like it was her career,” the instructor wrote in the publish.
The girl’s godmother, Tayana Smith, was shocked about what the trainer mentioned.
“I’m not sure what her angle was, or what her objective was of posting a thing like that. Putting up that she’s praying or asking the community to pray for us, we take pleasure in that. But then she led into how she fell asleep in class and she wasn’t a vivid college student. That was just really disheartening, specially at a time when we are continue to grieving the reduction,” Smith mentioned.
Youngstown Metropolis Universities mentioned the incident doesn’t rise to the level of disciplinary action and they would strongly discourage their workforce from partaking in this type of behavior.
In a assertion Thursday night time, Board of Training President Ronald Shadd issued the next assertion:
“Our hearts are broken over this tragic event that led to the loss of life of Persayus Davis-May possibly. As a lifelong citizen of Youngstown whose family members has also been irreversibly impacted by gun violence, I urge all people to embrace and share the message to ‘stop the violence.’
“In reaction to opinions of Persayus Davis-May’s death by a Youngstown Town College District worker on social media, as your Board of Training President, I regret that the pain lots of are feeling was compounded by comments of an insensitive character. Despite the fact that the Board presently has no authority to deal with the District or to judge personnel carry out, as a board member I assume personnel of the District to keep higher specifications and always conduct on their own skillfully for the advantage of our students. I feel the Board would concur with me that action really should be taken to conduct sensitivity and range, fairness and inclusion teaching for all employees and college.
“It is apparent that our Academic Advancement System need to not only address student functionality but culture and weather for our learners, household and personnel. Now is the time for Youngstown to stand in solidarity with Youngstown’s Stop the Violence movement.”